Origin of think tank
How to use think tank in a sentence
I think a lot of it has to do with the attitude and the energy behind it and the honesty.
“I think the types of stories we do are very similar to what happened with hip-hop,” says Jones.
“I think for trans men who are dating every time they hook up they have another coming out,” Sandler said.
I think a large majority of our fans are [other] nationalities.
Think back to the Bush-Kerry race of 2004, the Thrilla in Vanilla.
You would not think it too much to set the whole province in flames so that you could have your way with this wretched child.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Few people, I think, realize that, and fewer still realize the reasonable consequences of that.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
We are apt to think of these little ones as doing right only when under compulsion: but this is far from the truth.Children's Ways|James Sully
He made me think of an old time magician more than anything, and I felt that with a touch of his wand he could transform us all.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
"I hope you don't think I speak always to strangers, like that," said the girl in the rose hat.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
British Dictionary definitions for think tank
Cultural definitions for think tank
An institution in which scholars pursue research in public policy. Largely funded by endowments and grants, think tanks work to improve public awareness of policy issues (through publications) and to influence the government to act upon issues of national importance. (See power elite.)
Other Idioms and Phrases with think tank
A group or organization dedicated to problem-solving and research, especially in such areas as technology, social or political strategy, and the military. For example, The congressional leaders rely too heavily on that conservative think tank. This term originated about 1900 as a facetious colloquialism for brain and was given its new meaning about 1950.