think better of sth Definition in British English Dictionary
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think better of sth

to decide that something is not a good idea: Originally we were going to buy John's old car, but we thought better of it.
Translations of “think better of sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 決定不做…,改變對…的主意…
in Chinese (Simplified) 决定不做…,改变对…的主意…
(Definition of think better of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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