on/upon reflection


: after thinking about something
On/Upon reflection, I decided to accept their offer.

Examples of on/upon reflection in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And upon reflection, a good number of them turned out to be self-inflicted. Sophie Gilbert, The Atlantic, 24 Apr. 2024 Upon reflection, there's one thing Zwick would've changed in the final cut. Ingrid Vasquez, Peoplemag, 7 Feb. 2024 Spotify’s many headaches Spotify has, on reflection, done incredibly well to maintain its status as the world’s biggest music platform as tech giants like Apple, Google, and Amazon tried to grab a piece of the market with their own offerings. Ryan Hogg, Fortune Europe, 6 Dec. 2023 However, by that time, the movie’s title had been changed to Return of the Jedi as Lucas, upon reflection, believed that Jedis should not indulge in feelings of revenge. Borys Kit, The Hollywood Reporter, 1 Feb. 2023 However upon reflection, these views have started to change. Hartford Courant, 9 Sep. 2022 For those not on automatic guffaw, the laughter builds upon reflection. Charles McNultytheater Critic, Los Angeles Times, 19 June 2022 Set in the 1990s, when erectile dysfunction drug Viagra had just hit the market, Love and Other Drugsstars Jake Gyllenhaal as the womanizing (actually kind of predatory, upon reflection) pharmaceutical salesman Jamie. Sophie Goulopoulos, Harper's BAZAAR, 25 Mar. 2022 In retrospect and upon reflection, there was an underlying offensive connection to historical atrocities. Zaz Hollander, Anchorage Daily News, 12 Feb. 2022

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“On/upon reflection.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%2Fupon%20reflection. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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