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think something over
to think about something and whether one will choose to do it. I need a few minutes to think it over. Let me think over your request for a day or so.
think something overalso think over something
to consider something carefully think something through She really ought to think it over before she quits school. Dunham was looking at me, thinking over what he had heard and deciding what it meant.
Usage notes: often used in the form think it over: She made an offer to buy our house, and I promised to think it over.
Ponder, reflect about, especially with a view to making a decision. For example, I'll have to think it over carefully before I can say yes or no. [Mid-1800s]
To consider or reflect on something, especially in order to make a decision: The students thought over the story they had just read. Here's my proposal—think it over, and let me know how you feel.