According To

According to X means as stated by X or on the authority of X.

  • According to Jane, life is a learning process.
  • According to the timetable, the train leaves at 9.30.
  • According to scientists, there could be life on other planets.

We do not normally give our own opinions with according to.

  • In my opinion, Jane Austen is a great writer. (NOT According to me —)
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