hold an opinion

See: deem
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They bury their dead with their heads directly downward, because they hold an opinion, that in eleven thousand moons they are all to rise again; in which period the earth (which they conceive to be flat) will turn upside down, and by this means they shall, at their resurrection, be found ready standing on their feet.
Athletes 1 are frightened to hold an opinion on anything these days" - Australian gold-medal swimmer Ian Thorpe, who failed to qualify for this year's Olympics.
Athletes are frightened to hold an opinion on anything these days" Australian gold-medal swimmer Ian Thorpe, who failed to qualify for this year's Olympics.
But the fact their relationship is probably soured on an irretrievable basis doesn't mean to say you're not allowed to hold an opinion of your own.
FOR most residents of our borough the "vertical pier" is an interesting topic of conversation on which they may hold an opinion.
So, given our lack of success in the greatest races of the calendar, what qualification have we to hold an opinion when it comes to the performance of jockeys?
The latest CBS News/New York Times poll found out that one out of every two American favours Michelle, while 44 percent are undecided or don't know enough about the first lady to hold an opinion, the CBS news reports.
Although the Tories still hold an opinion poll lead, they were behind Labour when voters were asked which party they believed would handle the economy better.
No one can simply claim the right to hold an opinion, if the expression of that opinion is slanderous or deeply wounding.
If we are considered too dull to hold an opinion on three simple issues, what chance us running our own financial affairs?
The opinion of our leaders was that we, the Welsh, were too stupid to be able to hold an opinion on three issues at once.