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think to

1. To have an inner monologue; to make a statement to oneself in one's mind, without saying it out loud. I had a moment where I thought to myself, "Why am I even working here?" I'm sure they don't think to themselves, "What if we're the bad guys?" They just don't care.
2. To have the idea to do something. I'm sorry, I didn't think to run the dishwasher before we left.
See also: think
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We thought to ourselves, this isn't common, maybe we can make a fund-raiser out of it,'' said Shear.
He said: "We just thought to ourselves `we will concentrate on our own game and make sure we keep plugging away ourselves and stay focused on our own performances.
I think we all secretly thought to ourselves it could be another case of 36 or 54 holes,'' said the former head greenkeeper of Wentworth.