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Ways of giving your opinion - thesaurus

Synonyms

your two cents

used for saying what your opinion is about something

perhaps

adverb

used for giving an opinion when you want to be polite and not seem too certain or definite

frankly

adverb

used for emphasizing that what you are about to say is your honest opinion, even though the person you are talking to might not like it

personally

adverb

mainly spoken used for emphasizing that you are giving your own opinion

as/so far as I’m concerned

used when you are giving your opinion about something, especially when this may be different from other people’s opinions

to my way of thinking

used when giving your opinion about something

to my way of thinking

used for giving your opinion

if you want my advice/opinion

used for emphasizing that you are giving someone your honest advice/opinion, perhaps without being asked for it

if you ask me

used before you give someone your opinion about something

to my mind

used for emphasizing that you are expressing your own opinion

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all things considered

used for saying that you have thought carefully about all aspects of something before expressing an opinion about it

at the same time

used for introducing another fact or opinion that needs to be considered as well as the one that has just been stated

dare I say (it)

used when you are saying something that you think other people may not like

for my money

used for emphasizing that you think what you are going to say is correct

happen to do something

spoken used for expressing an opinion firmly, because you are angry

having said that

used for adding an opinion that seems to be the opposite of what you have just said, although you think both are true

how shall I put it?/let me put it this way

used when you are going to say something that is honest but may sound rude

I don’t know

used when you are giving your opinion and want to find out what someone else thinks

if I may say so

used for introducing a personal comment, when you know that the person who you are speaking to may find this offensive

I hear you say/cry

used for saying what you think someone’s opinion will be, so that you can give your reaction to it

I’ll tell you something/one thing/another thing

used when you are going to make a statement or give your opinion about something

I must confess

used when you are admitting a feeling or opinion that you would not normally tell people about

in my book

used when giving your strong opinion about something

in my humble opinion

used for expressing your opinion about something, especially when you are sure that you are right

I should think/imagine/hope

used for saying what you think/hope is true, when you have reasons for your opinion

I wouldn’t put it past someone (to do something)

used for saying that you think someone is capable of doing something bad

look

verb

used for giving your opinion about how likely it is that something will happen or be true

my money’s on someone/something

used for saying that you think a particular person is going to do or achieve something, or that a particular thing is going to happen

on the one hand...on the other hand

used for giving two different opinions about something

quite frankly/honestly

used for expressing your opinion in a way that sounds sincere and direct

something tells me (that)

used for saying that you think something is probably true or will probably happen

speaking as someone

used for saying that an opinion you are going to express is a result of who you are, what you do, or your relationship with other people

suspect

verb

spoken used for stating an opinion to make it sound less direct

that said

used for adding an opinion that seems to be the opposite of what you have just said, although you think both are true

to be frank/let me be frank

used when you are going to say something that other people might not like to hear

venture

verb

used for introducing an opinion

who wants (to do) something?

used for showing that you expect someone to support your opinion, usually by giving a negative answer to your question

without wishing/wanting to do something

used when you are going to say something that someone may not like

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