English idioms related to Opinion

English idioms related to Opinion - Expressing Opinions

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the thing is
phrase
used at the start of one's explanation or excuse
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for what it is worth
phrase
used before a comment or opinion to indicate that the speaker is sharing it, even though they may not be sure of its value or significance
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set in one's ways
phrase
to refuse to change one's opinions, behaviors, habits, etc.
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to speak one's mind
phrase
to express one's opinions in an honest or fearless way
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to shift one's ground
phrase
to adopt a different opinion or point of view, particularly a contradictory one
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to think little / badly / poorly of sb
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to have a negative or unfavorable opinion or perception of that person
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to think nothing of sth
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to think that something is normal, easy, unimportant, etc., particularly while others think it to be wrong, strange, difficult, important, etc.
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to think outside the box
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to think in a creative way in order to come up with original solutions
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in a new / different light
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to perceive or regard someone or something with a new perspective, particularly one that is positive
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take it from me
sentence
used to advise someone to trust one's judgment or experience concerning a particular matter
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to take it from someone
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used to tell someone to accept the word or advice of someone else, particularly someone who is older or more experienced
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gut feeling / reaction
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a belief that is strong, yet without any explainable reason
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a word to the wise
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used before advising someone or giving them a warning
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to run deep
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(of a feeling, problem, or belief) to be really strong or troublesome due to having existed for a long time
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straight from the shoulder
phrase
saying what is in one's mind in a very forceful yet honest manner
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to (the best of) my knowledge
phrase
used when one is about to say something that is only based on information they have
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to shoot off one's mouth
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to continuously talk about something, in a way that seems foolish or careless
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in one's bad books
phrase
in a state in which one is disliked by someone
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in one's good books
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in a state in which someone is very pleased with one
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to change one's tune
phrase
to change one's opinion or behavior toward something
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to know where sb stand
phrase
to have an understanding of how one is viewed or valued by another person
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to not have a good word to say for / about sth
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to have a very negative opinion about someone or something and to be unable to say anything positive or complimentary about them
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