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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “chew the cud”

chew the cud

informal
to think slowly and carefully about something
深思,反復思考
He sat for a moment chewing the cud before he spoke.
他坐著沈思了片刻才開口說話。
Thinking and contemplating
(Definition of chew the cud from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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