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    My mind, view, opinion

    hello poeple:
    What is the defferance between these sentences:

    I changed my my mind
    I changed my view
    I changed my opinion


    And why I didn't say:
    I have changed my mind (with present perfect..

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    Re: My mind, view, opinion

    Quote Originally Posted by Mhd shaher View Post
    hello poeple:
    What is the difference between these sentences?

    I changed my mind
    I changed my view
    I changed my opinion

    Well...I can't see any difference, they all mean the same to me!

    And why I didn't say:
    I have changed my mind (with present perfect)..

    I changed my mind.
    I have changed my mind.

    There's no difference unless you provide us a context. Others may disagree. In my opinion, it's just a different way of speaking.
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    Re: My mind, view, opinion

    The option:
    I changed my mind can be used in SOME situations where view and opinion cannot..

    for example:

    I ordered the chicken and salad.... but I changed my mind and decided to order the steak and salad instead.

    I was going to go to the cinema but I changed my mind and went to the beach instead.


    You can see that view and opinion cannot be used in this context.

    When you are talking about what or how you think about something, then all three make sense.
    I used to think that Mariah Carey was a good singer but now I have changed my mind/view/opinion.

    In my mind/view/opinion it is important to eat fruit and vegetables everyday to be healthy.

    I hope that answers your question!
    Last edited by swedish meatball; 22-May-2009 at 14:59.

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    Re: My mind, view, opinion

    Thank you

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