think sth over

think sth over
UK US think sth over
Phrasal Verb with think({{}}/θɪŋk/ verb [I or T] (thought, thought)
to consider an idea or plan carefully before making a decision: »

He asked if he could think the proposal over before giving an answer.


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  • ˌthink sth ˈover — phrasal verb to consider a problem or decision carefully Let s think over his proposal before we see him again.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • think something over — CONSIDER, contemplate, deliberate about, weigh up, consider the pros and cons of, mull over, ponder, reflect on, muse on, ruminate on. → think * * * consider something carefully * * * ˌthink sthˈover derived to consider sth carefully, especially… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ˌput sth ˈover — phrasal verb same as put sth across I don t think I put my point over very clearly.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • ˌmull sth ˈover — phrasal verb to think carefully about something over a period of time …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • think — 1 /TINk/ past tense and past participle thought verb 1 OPINION/BELIEF (T) to have an opinion or belief about something: think (that): I think that she should have paid the money back. | Harry thought it was a lousy idea. | I didn t think anyone… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • think*/*/*/ — [θɪŋk] (past tense and past participle thought [θɔːt] ) verb I 1) [T] to believe something based on facts or ideas ‘Is Dan coming tonight? ‘ I think so, but I m not sure. [/ex] I don t think there s a bank in the village.[/ex] Faulty wiring is… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • think — think1 W1S1 [θıŋk] v past tense and past participle thought [θo:t US θo:t] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(opinion/belief)¦ 2¦(use your mind)¦ 3¦(have an idea)¦ 4¦(remember)¦ 5¦(consider somebody/something)¦ 6 think of/about doing something 7 think twice 8 think… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • over — 1 preposition 1 above or higher than something, without touching it: A lamp hung over the table. | She leaned over the desk to answer the phone. | The sign over the door said Mind your head . opposite under 1 (1), see also: above 1, across 1 2 on …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • over — o|ver1 W1S1 [ˈəuvə US ˈouvər] prep ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(above)¦ 2¦(covering)¦ 3¦(across)¦ 4¦(on the other side)¦ 5¦(down from something )¦ 6¦(in many parts of something)¦ 7¦(no longer affected)¦ 8¦(more than)¦ 9¦(during)¦ 10 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • over — o|ver1 W1S1 [ˈəuvə US ˈouvər] prep ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(above)¦ 2¦(covering)¦ 3¦(across)¦ 4¦(on the other side)¦ 5¦(down from something )¦ 6¦(in many parts of something)¦ 7¦(no longer affected)¦ 8¦(more than)¦ 9¦(during)¦ 10 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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