Meaning of “think sth over” in the English Dictionary

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"think sth over" in British English

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think sth over

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

B2 to consider an idea or plan carefully before making a decision:

I'll think it over and give you an answer next week.

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  • I need some time to think over his proposal.
  • I said she could come and live with us, and she said she'd think it over.
  • I've thought over your offer, and I'd like to accept.

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

"think sth over" in Business English

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think sth over

phrasal verb with think uk /θɪŋk/ us verb [ I or T ] thought, thought

to consider an idea or plan carefully before making a decision:

He asked if he could think the proposal over before giving an answer.

(Definition of “think sth over” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)