mull over


Ponder, think about, as in She mulled over the offer for some time and then turned it down. [Late 1800s]

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How to use mull over in a sentence

  • Poor little Monroe thinks youre a gory villain, and hell mull over your fool remarks till hes crazymore crazy than he is already.

    The Luminous Face | Carolyn Wells
  • Bab, however, had little time, little opportunity to mull over thoughts like these.

    Rich Man, Poor Man | Maximilian Foster