think about (something) from (someone's) point of view

A person's "point of view" means the way that they think about things. So, for example, this question:

Greta, what's your point of view on this?

...means "What do you think about this?"

When you see something from another person's point of view, it means that you try to understand their thoughts and feelings. You have empathy for them.

English speakers also use the phrase "see ___ from ___'s point of view":

Try to see it from my point of view.

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