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think of sth/sb

verb uk phrasal verb with think   /θɪŋk/ (thought, thought) us  
A1 If you think of something or someone in a particular way, you have that opinion about it, him, or her: I think of him as someone who will always help me. What do you think of (= do you like) my new dress?think highly, well, a lot, etc. of sb C2 ( also think the world of sb) to have a good opinion of someone or something: She thinks very highly of her boss.not think much of sb/sth C2 to have a low opinion of someone or something: I don't think much of having to work on Saturdays.
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in Chinese (Traditional) 認為,覺得…
in Chinese (Simplified) 认为,觉得…
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