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English definition of “chew the cud”

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chew the cud

informal
to think slowly and carefully about something: He sat for a moment chewing the cud before he spoke.
Translations of “chew the cud”
in Chinese (Traditional) 深思,反復思考…
in Chinese (Simplified) 深思,反复思考…
(Definition of chew the cud from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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