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There is a proper way even to say harsh ____ using the right words. And a good public dealer is the one who has this ability.
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The right words can help express strongly held ideas or even unpopular sentiments in a manner that is is acceptable.
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Sorry, Jackson, I'm not sure I know what you mean here.

There is a proper way to make strong opinions known?
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Hi Barbara,

Is it any clearer now? If it is, then please edit it.
Using right words even the harsh talk can be transformed into a plain, less-harsh one.

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Grammar GeekThe right words can help express strongly held ideas or even unpopular (=not liked by most people) sentiments in a manner that is is acceptable.

Thank you for the help.

I would have written can help to express. Is my way also correct?

Is strongly held a dictionary phrase or did you just make it? To me, strongly held implies as if something is glued to something else.
I don't use the "to" with "help to" but I'm sure it's fine.

Why don't you Google "strongly held opinion?" and see what you find?
Thank you, Barbara.

Googling strongly held opinion doesn't produce any good results. I have tried to understand it on my own. I'd say strongly held opinion is the one which is very dear/close to you and which you will not change easily. You will be very defensive about it. Do I make any sense?

Shouldn't it be strongly-held if it is meant to be an adjective?
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Jackson, that's very strange.

I got 15,300 hits for "strongly held opinion" and 17,500 for "strongly held opinions."

For fun, I tried "strongly held beliefs" and got 36,300 hits and with the singular "belief" there were 22,300 hits.

However, your assessment is pretty close: something that you firmly believe. It would probably be hard to change that person's mind on this topic. However, there is no associate of being defensive about it.

The more commonly used style guides say you don't hyphenate compound modifiers when the first word is an -ly adverb. It's a weird rule. You'd say "fast-moving cars" because "fast" isn't an -ly adverb, but you don't say "strongly-held" because "strongly" is. However, the fact that you asked shows you are really understanding this!
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