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take (something) under advisement

To consider or deliberate upon some advice, request, idea, warning, etc., very carefully. Sometimes used sarcastically or ironically to imply the opposite. Thank you for your suggestion. The head office would like to take it under advisement for now. We will be taking all these formal complaints under advisement. Wow, thanks for the amazing advice, Dad. I'll be sure to take it under advisement.
See also: advisement, take
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

take something under advisement

to hear an idea and think about it carefully. It's a good idea, but I'll have to take it under advisement. The suggestion was taken under advisement, and a reply was not expected for at least a month.
See also: advisement, take
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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