matter of opinion


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matter of opinion

A topic that is subject to one's preferences. I know it's a matter of opinion, but I think that living in the city is more enjoyable than living in the suburbs.
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matter of opinion

the question of how good or bad someone or something is. It's a matter of opinion how strong the company is. John thinks it's great and Fred thinks it's poor.
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matter of opinion, a

A question on which people hold different views, as in I rather like that design, but really, it's a matter of opinion, or The quality of that new stock issue is a matter of opinion. This expression was first recorded in 1843.
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Does this mean that the question is uncertain, and that it is only a matter of opinion, that it may be the opinion of a person that a newly born baby can be killed, just like that?
Whether the successful iconic buildings, in a decadent age, make up for the many failures is a matter of opinion, but the attempt to quash them with building codes and committees will not be fruitful.
Hodge seems to think that the scientific approach is like a political movement and is merely a matter of opinion. But when science achieves understanding of a part of nature, its findings are not mere matters of opinion.
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Austin called them 'Rangers' because they ranged over such a wide territory protecting colonists"); and still others are a more subjective matter of opinion ("No matter what state you're traveling to, you're practically there once you cross the Texas state line").
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Hobson might be right or he might be wrong, but it's a matter of opinion, not of fact.
Navasky who stepped down (or up) as editor to become publisher in 1996, has written a memoir, A Matter of Opinion. In it, he gets in a few digs at his old rival magazine--noting, for example, that while The New Republic in 1961 caved to White House pressure and killed a piece about the planned Bay of Pigs invasion, The Nation bravely ran its account.
4), you wrote: "Susan B Anthony grew up as a Quaker, but her later religious identity may be a matter of opinion" and provided a lengthy quote from Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
It's all a matter of opinion; some people think dandelions are flowers, others call them weeds.
The "best" shoe is just a matter of opinion, because each toot is different and each brand offers something unique.
How much of this claim is part and parcel of AMD's long-standing strategy of not competing in the race-for-megahertz game with Intel remains a matter of opinion. Regardless, AMD claims that Opteron is the highest performing 2P and 4P server processor available, according to industry-standard benchmarks.
Could ethical arguments of accepting gratuities be a matter of opinion, or are the acceptance of gratuities a community social act that should continue as a bridge between the community and the police?
The song - entitled 'A Matter Of Opinion' - was found by Goddard in drummer Mike Joyce's tape archives.
Just how corrupt Indonesia has always been is a matter of opinion. One local contact of mine who has had postings in Russia and Eastern Europe reckons the Indonesians could run rings around their post Soviet-bloc counterparts.