The 'opinion' group
These nouns refer to a particular opinion or idea. With many of these nouns, the noun is usually or sometimes followed by a prepositional phrase.
agenda aim aspiration assumption belief contention dream estimate estimation fear feeling finding (usu plural) game plan hope identity impression instinct motivation object objective opinion perception policy position preconception purpose reaction self-image sentiment take tenet theory thinking thoughts understanding verdict view will wish
'My aim is to find the right balance,' she explains.
He'd actually made contact about two years before, writing to me about all his hopes and fears.
First of all, my impression of the debate last night was that the president did much better than he has in other encounters.
What's your opinion of him?
When I came back to check, he was engrossed in a section explaining Einstein's Theory of Relativity.