give a second thought to


: to worry about
used in negative statements
Don't give a second thought to that broken vase.

Examples of give a second thought to in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With the abundance of food in America, few people give a second thought to eating summer produce in the middle of winter. Science & Food, Discover Magazine, 3 Nov. 2016 Siblings united, and consumed by guilt Roy doesn't give a second thought to flying out and missing son Connor's (Alan Ruck) boat wedding to Willa (Justine Lupe), which the siblings dutifully attend. Bryan Alexander, USA TODAY, 10 Apr. 2023 Chelsea’s buyers don’t even need to give a second thought to that. Zak Garner-Purkis, Forbes, 28 Mar. 2022 People would think differently about, or at least give a second thought to, evicting someone based on their trans identity. ELLE, 9 Mar. 2022 And a visit to Brazil’s beaches and parks will confirm that there are plenty of overweight men and women who feel very comfortable with their bodies and do not give a second thought to wearing bikinis or sungas, the Brazilian version of a Speedo. Jack Nicas,, 27 Feb. 2022 In that era, most foreigners didn’t give a second thought to surveillance. Jennifer Conrad, Wired, 6 Feb. 2022 Stock is relatively inexpensive to buy in the store, so many of us don’t give a second thought to making our own. Marshall Bright, CNN Underscored, 31 July 2020 These are everyday sights and sounds that most people don’t give a second thought to. Megan Schmidt, Discover Magazine, 14 Dec. 2018 See More

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“Give a second thought to.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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