reflectverbuk us /rɪˈflekt/
reflect verb (RETURN)
- The candlelight reflected on his gold wristwatch.
- Her black hair reflected the light from the garden as if it were a lantern.
- The whole place was aglow, with amber light reflected off teak veneer.
- The shiny brass reflected the light like a mirror.
- I could see my face reflected in his glasses.
reflect verb (SHOW)
- Does television adequately reflect the ethnic and cultural diversity of the country?
- This poem reflects the poet's love of nature and his religious beliefs.
- The results of the survey reflect a considerable shift in attitudes towards the legal profession.
- The sombre atmosphere in the changing room reflected the mood of the team after its defeat in the final.
- They argue that the membership of the Council does not reflect the racial make-up of the city.
reflect verb (THINK)
- It provides one with a chance to reflect on spiritual matters in solitude.
- The writer reflects on human injustice and iniquity.
- In many of his poems the poet reflects on the quietude of the countryside.
- He paused for a moment and reflected on the work in front of him.
- He spent the evening reflecting on the day's events.
- agonize over/about sth
- chew sth over
- chew the cud idiom
- chew your cud idiom
- joined-up thinking
- lateral thinking
- let me see/let's see idiom
- let's see idiom
- take a long, hard look at sth idiom
- take sth into account idiom
- the thought crosses sb's mind idiom
- think sth out
- think sth over