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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “second thought”

second thought

noun [C]    
without a second thought If you do something without a second thought, you do it without first considering if you should do it or not
重新考虑
She'll spend a hundred pounds on a dress without a second thought.
她会毫不犹豫地花100英镑买一条裙子。
Doing things without fear or proper thought
have second thoughts to change your opinion about something or start to doubt it
改变主意;开始怀疑
You're not having second thoughts about getting married, are you?
结婚的事你没改变主意吧?
Changing your mind
on second thoughts UK (US on second thought) used when you want to change a decision you have made
(表示要改变主意)又一想,转念一想
I'd like a cup of coffee, please - actually, on second thoughts, I'll have a beer.
请来杯咖啡——说实话,我改主意了,来杯啤酒好了。
Changing your mind
(Definition of second thought noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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