OPINION[I, T]›to have an opinion about something or someone: Do you think it's going to rain?[+ (that)]I don't think that Emma will get the job (= I believe she will not get it).What did you think of the film?What do you think about modern art?
CONSIDER[I]›to consider an idea or a problem: He thought for a few seconds before answering.You should think about where you want to live.
EXPECT[I, T]›to believe that something is true, or to expect that something will happen, although you are not sure: I think she's called Joanna."Does this train stop at Oxford?" "Yes, I think so."[+ (that)]I never thought that I would see Steven again.
think about/of doing sth›to consider doing something: I'm thinking of moving to Sydney.We thought about getting married, but decided not to.
think about/of sb/sth›to use your mind to imagine a situation: I'm sorry I can't be at the wedding, but I'll be thinking of you.
think of sth›to use your imagination and intelligence to produce an idea, a solution to a problem, or an answer to a question: When did you first think of the idea?I need to think of a suitable response to this letter.
think a lot of sb/sth›to admire someone, or to believe that something is good quality: Simon thinks a lot of you, you know.
not think much of sb/sth›to not like someone, or to believe that something is not good quality: I don't think much of the food here.
I think›used to introduce a suggestion or explanation in order to be polite: [+ (that)]It's getting late - I think that we should go.
Who would have thought...?›used to express how surprising something is: [+ (that)]Who would have thought that buying a house could take so long! → See alsothink the world of sb