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English definition of “put your thinking cap on”

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put your thinking cap on

to think seriously about something: I'm in need of some interesting suggestions so if you can put your thinking cap on I'd be grateful.
Translations of “put your thinking cap on”
in Chinese (Traditional) 認真考慮…
in Chinese (Simplified) 认真考虑…
(Definition of put your thinking cap on from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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