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deliberate about (someone or something)
To consider something, often at length. This is a big decision, so I need some more time to deliberate about it, all right?
deliberate over (someone or something)
To discuss or confer about someone or something. This is a big decision, so I need some more time to deliberate over it with my family, all right?
deliberate about someone or somethingand deliberate on someone or something
to think about someone or something; to consider what to do about someone or something. How long do you intend to deliberate about Carol? We will deliberate about this matter as long as it takes to do it right. Let's deliberate on this for a while.
deliberate over someone or something
to discuss and argue about someone or something. We will deliberate over this question tomorrow. We have been deliberating over Karen long enough.