point of view

alternative, different

He listened patiently to what we all had to say before putting across an alternative point of view.

particular, unique

We can count on him for an objective point of view.

personal, subjective
aesthetic, moral, practical, technical, theoretical
business, commercial, economic, historical, legal, medical, military, philosophical, political, psychological, religious, safety, scientific, security, strategic, etc.

From a purely economic point of view, the reforms make a great deal of sense.

conservative, liberal, socialist, etc.
Buddhist, Catholic, Islamic, etc.
American, European, Western, etc.
adopt, take

He always seems to take the opposite point of view to me.

accept, appreciate, support

I appreciate and respect your point of view.

express, get across, present, put (esp. BrE), put forward (esp. BrE)

We aren't shy about expressing our point of view.

A union representative was present to put the farmers' point of view.

speak from, tell sth from
consider sth from, look at sth from, see (sth from), understand

I can see your point of view, but I think we have to consider the long-term implications.

Try to see the situation from my point of view.

agree with, share
come around to, come round to (esp. BrE)

If we can talk to her for an hour I'm sure she'll come around to our point of view.

disagree with

I completely disagree with this point of view.

reflect, represent

I do not think the article reflects the point of view of the majority of the population.

from a/sb's point of view

From a purely personal point of view, I'd like to see cars banned from the city.

from the point of view of

The book tells the story of a murder investigation from the point of view of the chief suspect.

From the point of view of safety, a lower speed limit would certainly be a good thing.

point of view about

We may always have a different point of view about what happened.

point of view on

I don't have a point of view on this issue.

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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