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.
See also: form, opinion, own, someone
References in classic literature ?
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.
Let's get back to facts and allow people to form their own opinions.
Celebrities are public figures, the public looks up to them on major issues as it helps them form their own opinions. When celebrities show indifference to such issues, the public too chooses to ignore these issues.
A free press also allows the public to form their own opinions on events as opposed to those pushed by their government, and to voice their views without fear of persecution.
Her departure appears to come out of the blue but through a series of flashbacks viewers get to grips with the couple's story and can form their own opinions.
"People form their own opinions and there's nothing you can do about that but we're very much focused on the team and getting the performances out of everybody.
They need to read articles that are factual so they can actually form their own opinions. Not get all of their "news" and information from channels that feed their own biases.
We must stay engaged on our essential role to inspire and develop versatile individuals who are responsible, articulate, who can think for themselves, form their own opinions and are empowered to take their place in leadership roles, said Dr Shehzad Jeeva, Director, AKU-EB in his vote of thanks.
It's not right to use children to hurt you and your son should put his foot down and explain that while it's fine for her not to see you, the kids should be allowed to form their own opinions.
Let my congregants form their own opinions or read editorials if they want, but I should stick with religious, spiritual themes for coping with life's ongoing challenges.
And I love controversy, because it makes readers think and form their own opinions. In fact, my editorial in this issue will likely cause some to take my name in vain, but I can handle it.
Besides being taught that "guns have no purpose but for killing," Millennials have also been encouraged to consider facts and form their own opinions. Hence, more Millennials who have been raised to think independently and logically are now especially curious and interested in giving shooting sports a try.
"I think it's organised, because it's so widespread, but I don't think it does anybody's campaign any good, as people will form their own opinions and in many ways this kind of act will only solidify how they feel."
Subject to widely divergent opinions over the years, these works are made available here so that readers can experience them directly and form their own opinions.
Though this poster is in support of the legalization, its purpose is to present information, statistical data and research so that viewers can educate themselves and form their own opinions.