Get the impression

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Definition

I get, have the impression that (Bruno is dissatisfied with our work): I think, I sense, I feel (that Bruno is not happy with our work)
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I was under the impression (that Brian liked women): I thought (that Brian liked women), but now I know that that is false
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Examples

  • "It's Horatio's 102nd birthday next Thursday, and I wanted to do something special for him. He is one of my closest friends and sometimes I get the impression that he is lonely in that laboratory of his."
  • "I was under the impression that a customer service department and a customer service hotline had been put into place exactly to handle situations such as this one."
  • "In any case, you were under the impression that those rates were fixed, but they are in fact variable."
  • "I get the impression that he could work all night if he had to."
  • "I was under the impression that the country is comprised of mostly plateaus and deserts."

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