think over

phrasal verb

thought over; thinking over; thinks over
: to think about (something) for a period of time especially in an effort to understand or make a decision about it
I'll give you time to think my offer over.
I've thought over what you said, and you're right.

Examples of think over in a Sentence

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“Think over.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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