think twice

idiom

informal
: to think seriously about whether one really wants to do something before doing it
I'd think twice about/before quitting if I were you.

Examples of think twice in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That perception made Jack Quaid think twice before accepting the job voicing Superman on My Adventures with Superman. Dana Rose Falcone, Peoplemag, 8 Feb. 2024 So if a company sends you a solicitation offering to do the legwork for you in exchange for a fee, think twice. Cnn.com Wire Service, The Mercury News, 1 Feb. 2024 Most people don’t have 30 forks for a three-course, 10-person dinner party and won’t think twice about holding on to their flatware throughout the meal. Mary Carol Garrity, Charlotte Observer, 31 Jan. 2024 Washington Commanders: Caleb Williams, QB, Southern California Washington, on the other hand, should not think twice about drafting a quarterback. C.j. Doon, Baltimore Sun, 9 Jan. 2024 Until further notice, think twice before using Google to download software Don't click the circled link. Eric Bangeman, Ars Technica, 25 Dec. 2023 The spectacle of Newsom and DeSantis going at each other didn’t provide many zingers, even with Hannity asking questions so biased your drunk conservative uncle would think twice. Anita Chabria, Los Angeles Times, 30 Nov. 2023 However, the average runner should think twice before lacing up their shoes and heading outside in extreme cold. Stephanie Brown, Verywell Health, 23 Jan. 2024 Implementing these regulations would make companies think twice before releasing unsecured AI systems that are ripe for abuse. IEEE Spectrum, 12 Jan. 2024 See More

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“Think twice.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/think%20twice. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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