Characters did not operate under some preconceived, TV-land set of rules.
It works for skeptics because they are working toward a preconceived conclusion.
They have a preconceived idea of who should be driving that truck.
But I just kept quiet because I had my own preconceived notions about her as a person in the beginning.
Rather it is the willingness of the CDC investigators to be guided by the data and not by a preconceived notion of the “message.”
And not a single one of them corresponded with the student's preconceived ideas.
Did you get them together by accident or according to some preconceived plan?
Neither was any preconceived or organized plan ever made or carried out in connection with the French Revolution.
Miss Murdaugh was utterly unlike anything he could have preconceived.
But, after all, we have our preconceived ideas on Heaven and Hell, and that will be no reason for us not to go there.