Meaning of “think of sth/sb” in the English Dictionary

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"think of sth/sb" in British English

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think of sth/sb

phrasal verb with think uk /θɪŋk/ us /θɪŋk/ verb thought, thought

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:

Her parents don't think much of her new boyfriend.

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(Definition of “think of sth/sb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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