form (one's) own opinion (about someone or something)

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form (one's) own opinion (about someone or something)

To view someone or something in one's own unique way, instead of accepting or relying on the beliefs of others. I know you guys dislike Mike, but I want to spend some time with him and form my own opinion about him.
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Let our relatives, on either side, form their own opinion on what I have written, and decide for themselves whether the aversion I now feel towards this man is well or ill founded.
This is a documentary everyone in America will have a chance to view and form their own opinion. The problem has begun to affect the safety and lives of our innocent children.
This town hall allows ALL residents to directly ask Erik questions so they can form their own opinion about his qualifications.
"They are known for letting people form their own opinion. I don't think the denomination would say 'this is it.' The denomination doesn't tell people this is what you need to think or believe to be a part of it." The most important aspect of the ONA covenant is, "Everybody is welcome."
Unlike some German experts who have visited Qatar to form their own opinion of our construction sites, he has never visited Qatar."
George McNamara .BAR MANAGER?.: They're good for information only, but travellers should form their own opinion and exclude extreme views both good and bad.
I leave it upon the CD's buyers to form their own opinion of the "comic book"; it will certainly have both champions and opponents.
The High Commission of Sri Lanka is compelled to issue a statement, as it is important for the public to be provided with the relevant information which would enable them to form their own opinion.
If two sides of a story are reported, if the details of every news are accurate and the freedom of all Filipinos to form their own opinion is valued, then any journalist has nothing to worry about, isn't it?" he told TV and radio broadcasters at the Taal Vista Hotel.
Teachers have a chance to form their own opinion of what they think about it."
He is a great horse and you've seen him for yourself so everybody can form their own opinion.
Fostering independent and pluralistic media is the only way to enable people to form their own opinion," Irina Bokova concluded.
Here are three excellent resources for stimulating young people to form their own opinion of topical issues.
If you are interested in giving one a good home, call The Retired Greyhound Trust: Hall Green: 0121 426 4810, Perry Barr: 0121 782 7702, Monmore: 01922 412212 And like horse racing the on course bookmakers are now unprepared to form their own opinion and follow these exchange prices blindly.
It was that they research an event and then form their own opinion of what the odds should be before looking at prices quoted elsewhere.