CET4 TEM4 IELTS 考 研 CET6
- opinion:  Opinion comes via Old French from Latin opīniō, a derivative of opīnārī ‘think’. It is not certain where this came from, although some have linked it with Latin optāre ‘choose’, source of English adopt , co-opt , opt , and option .
=> adopt, opt, option
- opinion (n.)
- c. 1300, from Old French opinion "opinion, view, judgements founded upon probabilities" (12c.), from Latin opinionem (nominative opinio) "opinion, conjecture, fancy, belief, what one thinks; appreciation, esteem," from stem of opinari "think, judge, suppose, opine," from PIE *op- (2) "to choose" (see option).
Where there is much desire to learn, there of necessity will be much arguing, much writing, many opinions; for opinion in good men is but knowledge in the making. [Milton, "Areopagitica"]
- 1. And what of the effect on U.S domestic opinion?
- 2. He will have been heartened by the telephone opinion poll published yesterday.
- 3. The result reflects a modest rightward shift in opinion.
- 4. Congress as an institution scores low in public opinion polls.
- 5. Frank is of the opinion that the 1934 yacht should have won.
[ opinion 造句 ]