Meaning of IMPRESSION in English
BAD : I decided to change my impression and had all my hair cut short.
GOOD : I decided to change my image and had all my hair cut short.
impression = an opinion or feeling that you have about someone or something, especially after just a short time: 'My impression is that she would make an excellent teacher.' 'He gives the impression of being someone you can trust.'
image = the general picture that you want people to have in their minds when they think of you or your company, organization etc: 'After all the bad publicity, the company needs to improve its image.'
BAD : My first impression about Californians was very positive.
GOOD : My first impression of Californians was very positive.
impression of sb/sth : 'They went back to Japan with very different impressions of what England was like.'
BAD : He wanted to make a good impression to his girlfriend.
GOOD : He wanted to make a good impression on his girlfriend.
make an impression on sb : 'His first priority was to make a favourable impression on the prison warden.'
Longman Common Errors English vocabulary. Английский словарь распространенных ошибок Longman. 2012