think twice


1

Reconsider something, weigh something carefully, as in I've got to think twice before spending that much on a car. [Late 1800s]

2

not think twice. Take no notice, not worry about, as in She didn't think twice about flying off to Europe with a day's notice. [Mid-1900s]

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