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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “chew the cud”

chew the cud

informal
to think slowly and carefully about something
深思,反复思考
He sat for a moment chewing the cud before he spoke.
他坐着沉思了片刻才开口说话。
Thinking and contemplating
(Definition of chew the cud from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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