be of the opinion

be of the opinion
BELIEVE, think, consider, maintain, reckon, estimate, feel, be convinced; N. Amer. informal allow; formal opine.

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phrasal
: to hold as an opinion : think

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be of the opinion
: to have a specifed opinion or belief

They are of the opinion [=they think/believe] that the accident was caused by faulty wiring.

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