(someone) is biased

A person is "biased" if they are not able to give an objective opinion. A person might be "biased" because:

  • They will make money from one of the choices but not the other.
  • They already have strong ideas about the topic.
  • They have a relationship with one of the people who is trying to persuade them.

For example, if you ask me "What's the best way to learn English?" then I will say that I am "obviously biased" because I think my website is the best way.

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