in view


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in (someone's) view

In someone's opinion. And what, in your view, would be the best way to go about solving this problem? In my view, this tax should be abolished altogether!
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in view

1. Within the range of vision; able to be seen; visible. Wait until the enemy soldiers are in view before beginning your attack.
2. As a point of regard, deliberation, or careful attention; under consideration. Let's keep that idea in view for the board meeting next week.
3. As a goal, end, or achievement being sought. With the championship in view, the team began training harder than ever before.
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in view

1. Also, within view. Visible, in sight, as in The end of the project is in view, or The mountains are just within view. [Mid-1500s]
2. Under consideration, as in Let's keep this suggestion in view while we talk about the project. [Mid-1600s]
3. As an end or goal one aims at. For example, With the coming election in view, we should present a united front on the issues. [Early 1700s] Also see in view of.
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References in classic literature ?
Passepartout might have cudgelled his brain for a century without hitting upon the real object which the detective had in view.
Lecount, artfully availing herself of the Oriental Cashmere Robe as a means ready at hand of reaching the end she had in view -- "I see I disturb you, ma'am, over an occupation which, I know by experience, requires the closest attention.
Kenn, having great natural firmness, began, in the presence of this opposition, as every firm man would have done, to contract a certain strength of determination over and above what would have been called forth by the end in view.
LONDON -- Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief Altaf Hussain has once again requested Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) to postpone their sit-ins in view of the floods in the country.
It is against my conscience to stage entertaining sit-ins in view of the current flood situation in the country", he said.
In view of the potential liability arising from injuries caused by lead, a number of insurance companies have added lead exclusions to their policies.