form an/(one's) own opinion

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form an/(one's) own opinion

To develop a certain view of someone or something. Mom, stop telling me what to thin and let me form my own opinion about him! I don't know, I haven't formed an opinion on it yet.
See also: form, opinion, own
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Under the impossibility of forming an opinion, I jumped from one extreme to the other.
I've studied and mulled over notebooks until I'm incapable of forming an opinion of anything.
"Your power of forming an opinion. I can form an opinion of persons.
She possesses a pretty good accent; of her real knowledge of the language I have as yet had no opportunity of forming an opinion."
'If the council is of the view that before forming an opinion, it should also hear the judge under enquiry, it shall require the said judge to present himself before the council.
'If the council is of the view that before forming an opinion, it should also hear the judge under inquiry, it shall require the said judge to present himself before the council.
It seems like that's what goes into forming an opinion in the first place.
The AICPA's Auditing Standards Board (ASB) has issued a new auditing standard--Statement on Auditing Standards Forming an Opinion and Reporting on Financial Statements of Employee Benefit Plans Subject to ERISA--that addresses the auditor's responsibility to form an opinion and report on the audit of financial statements of employee benefit plans subject to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), and the form and content of the auditor's report issued as a result of an audit of ERISA plan financial statements.
ctor Harshvardhan Kapoor, whose latest film Bhavesh Joshi Superhero sees him play a common man who takes on socio-political issues head on, says that in real life he is comfortable in his own world and doesn't take interest in forming an opinion on anything political.
On March 2, the AlCPA's Auditing Standards Board (ASB) issued Auditing Interpretation 4, Forming an Opinion and Reporting on Financial Statements: Auditing Interpretations of AU-C Section 700, to help auditors comply with GAAS following the PCAOB's adoption of a standard that significantly revised the content and format of the auditor's report.
Proposed Statement on Auditing Standards, Forming an Opinion and Reporting on Financial Statements of Employee Benefit Plans Subject to ERISA
Sounds like it might be worth tuning and forming an opinion on this one.
A statement issued by SECP here Tuesday said that the purpose was to align it with the provisions of ISA-700 (forming an opinion and reporting on the financial statements) and make it comparable with the Audit Report Formats used in other jurisdictions.
The said confidential information will be exchanged for the purpose of assisting each Government in forming an opinion on the extent of hydrocarbons discovered in each of the aforementioned specific Blocks.
In one of the episodes, she also questioned the suitors about the society's mindset of forming an opinion.