think over

  1. (tr, adverb) to ponder or consider: to think over a problem

Words Nearby think over

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How to use think over in a sentence

  • He paused to think over the ways and means, and a cunning smile deepened on his face, as he gradually made up his mind.

  • Then she sat down by the window, trembling, not to think over what had happened, but to bear her loss as she might.

    Country Neighbors | Alice Brown
  • You would better think over what you have heard until tomorrow, when I will tell you the next step, which is about the animals.

    Every Girl's Book | George F. Butler

Other 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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