think things over


: to think about a situation and make a decision
I'll give you a couple of days to think things over.

Examples of think things over in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Though the conversation was heavy and inconclusive, Natalie and Josh decided to take a moment to think things over separately. Kelly Wynne, Peoplemag, 24 Oct. 2022 Kamala and Bruno research interdimensional travel and find out using the bangles might cause catastrophic damage to the city and decide to think things over. Milan Polk, Men's Health, 22 June 2022

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“Think things over.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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