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feel

verb [I or T] (OPINION)    /fiːl/ (felt, felt)
B1 to have a particular opinion about or attitude towards something: [+ (that)] I feel (that) I should be doing more to help her. [(+ to be) + adj] He had always felt him self (to be) inferior to his brothers . Do you feel very strongly (= have strong opinions ) about this? I feel certain I'm right .Imagining and conceiving Grammar:Fell or felt?Fell is the past simple of the verb fall:
(Definition of feel verb (OPINION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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