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cogitate on (something)

To contemplate something. This is a big decision, so I need some more time to cogitate on it, all right?
See also: cogitate, on

cogitate on something

Rur. to think about something. Cogitate on this idea for a while. I will have to cogitate on this for a few days. I'll get back to you.
See also: cogitate, on
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To cogitate on the normative strength of the belief in life after death, it seems crucial to note that some associated concepts are used in Yoruba metaphysics.
During the disorganized "notebook dump that reporters do," he'd cogitate and then provide "the bright light of inquiry that was going to make the story different or better or more sophisticated.
The uncertainty of predicting your mortality and spending needs conspires against you, and you inevitably cogitate whether if you do retire you might outlive your wealth, or if you do not retire there is a risk you might regret the life you missed because you were always working.
Consider the statistic that no Championship goalkeeper has picked ball out of his net more often than Hudders-field's Alex Smithies, cogitate on Demarai Gray's obvious potential, ruminate on Andy Shinnie's remarkable renaissance.
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YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS WEE THINKER ACROSS: 7 Noodles 9 Valid 10 Rakes 11 Carcase 12 Pen 13 Aperitif 16 Cogitate 17 All 19 Disease 21 Totem 22 Ankle 23 Tadpole DOWN: 1 Entraps 2 Look into 3 Ills 4 Overtime 5 Ulna 6 Udder 8 Secret agent 13 Agitates 14 Inaction 15 Plummet 18 Ideal 20 Sikh 21 Tidy QUICKIE ACROSS: 1 Doublecross 8 Bun 9 Hog 11 Escaped 12 Shoal 13 Ate 14 Pro 15 Pioneer 17 Tap 19 Oats 21 Aged 23 Acts 25 Cola 27 Sum 29 Smarten 31 Dad 34 Men 36 Erupt 37 Pickaxe 38 Tee 39 Sir 40 At the latest DOWN: 1 Dust 2 Once 3 Baptise 4 Ending 5 Rosie 6 Shop 7 Soar 8 Beast 10 Gloss 16 Rot 18 Pal 20 Ass 22 Gas 24 Crew cut 25 Cadet 26 Propel 28 Miner 30 Match 32 Area 33 Duet 34 Mass 35 Exit
But still they cogitate and digest the menu, peruse the specials board and ruminate on the wonders of "fancy" ingredients like tarragon and things done "four ways" - when the only way we really know of is burned.
They cogitate, deliberate and finally announce their decision on the Thursday.
In the meantime, here are a few thoughts upon which to cogitate.
In the face of fierce opposition, Loyd somehow managed to cogitate, digest and deliberate his way through 10 years of competitive, amateur cooking.
No time to cogitate, recall or discuss what to write down (this is the best part of the quiz night
He is part of the great cycle of life that ends in decomposition, yet he is also apart from it because he can consciously experience it and cogitate on it.
8220;Not long ago, we pronounced our leadership changeover to give Jeremy Scott the needed period to improve and polish the subsequent segment of our strategy and organization and to dedicate efforts to cogitate about how Trade Miles International can bring itself to the fore,” said Mr.
Pollsters and analysts can cogitate, ruminate and pontificate all they like.