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think

verb [I usually + adv/prep] (REMEMBER)    /θɪŋk/ (thought, thought)
B1 to remember or imagine: I was just thinking about you when you phoned. She was so busy she didn't think to tell me about it.Imagining and conceiving Grammar:ThinkSee more
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