Saturday, September 17, 2011


Opinion = (1) a personal belief or judgment about something or somebody: ‘He asked my opinion about the new project.’ (2) the beliefs or views of a group of people: ‘There is a difference of opinion on death penalty.’ (3) a belief or sentiment shared by most people; the voice of the people: ‘He asked for a poll of public opinion.’

According to sb: ‘According to Peter, deforestation is a very serious problem.’

In sb’s opinion (NOT according to … opinion): ‘In Peter’s opinion, deforestation is a very serious problem.’

Express/give your opinion (NOT say): ‘The newspapers express a wide range of political opinions.’ ‘Her opinions appeared frequently on the editorial page.’

No comments:

Post a Comment