a\ matter\ of\ opinion
n. phr.
Something that may or may not be true; something that people do not all agree on.

Whether or not he was a good general is a matter of opinion.

Compare: matter of fact
••
smth not known or proved to be true or correct; smth not believed by the speaker

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • matter of opinion — {n. phr.} Something that may or may not be true; something that people do not all agree on. * /Whether or not he was a good general is a matter of opinion./ Compare: MATTER OF FACT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • matter of opinion — {n. phr.} Something that may or may not be true; something that people do not all agree on. * /Whether or not he was a good general is a matter of opinion./ Compare: MATTER OF FACT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • matter\ of\ opinion — n. phr. Something that may or may not be true; something that people do not all agree on. Whether or not he was a good general is a matter of opinion. Compare: matter of fact •• smth not known or proved to be true or correct; smth not believed by …   Словарь американских идиом

  • matter of opinion — subject to one s viewpoint, matter of how one looks at it …   English contemporary dictionary

  • matter of opinion — smth not known or proved to be true or correct; smth not believed by the speaker …   Idioms and examples

  • a matter of opinion — OPEN TO QUESTION, debatable, open to debate, a moot point. → opinion * * * a matter of opinion see under ↑opinion • • • Main Entry: ↑matter a matter of opinion A matter about which opinions differ • • • Main Entry: ↑opinion * * * something not… …   Useful english dictionary

  • (a) matter of opinion — a matter of opinion/taste/ phrase something that different people have different opinions about Art is very much a matter of taste. Thesaurus: preferring and preferencesynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • a matter of opinion — ► a matter of opinion something not capable of being proven either way. Main Entry: ↑opinion …   English terms dictionary

  • (a) matter of opinion — the particular belief that someone has about something. Whether the situation has improved is not a matter of opinion things are much worse than they were before …   New idioms dictionary

  • a matter of opinion — whether his art is worthy of an exhibition is a matter of opinion Syn: debatable, open to question, open to debate, a moot point, up to the individual …   Thesaurus of popular words

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