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think over

verb
1.
(transitive, adverb) to ponder or consider: to think over a problem
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  • Take a day to think over my proposal and telegraph your answer to-morrow.

    Guy and Pauline Compton Mackenzie
  • Then Durtal was able to think over his Sundays at the Benedictine nuns.

    En Route J.-K. (Joris-Karl) Huysmans
  • Bring the scene back to your memory, and think over the various small objects littering about, and how they would affect the case.

  • But let me think over what you say; and if any of my folk will believe what you believe, I will not hinder them.'

  • Give me a day to think over matters, and I shall arrange what to do with you.

    The Green Mummy Fergus Hume
  • "Now you think over what I've said," his aunt called after him.

  • Which, was, when you come to think over such incidents as the foregoing, only simple justice.

    When the West Was Young Frederick R. Bechdolt
Idioms and Phrases with think over

think over

Ponder, reflect about, especially with a view to making a decision. For example, I'll have to think it over carefully before I can say yes or no. [ Mid-1800s ]
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