come to think of it


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come to think of it

A set phrase used when one has had a sudden realization. Yeah, come to think of it, Dave was at the party, too. I know a faster route we can take, come to think of it.
See also: come, of, think

come to think of it

I just remembered. Come to think of it, I know someone who can help. I have a screwdriver in the trunk of my car, come to think of it.
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come to think of it

Remember or consider on reflection. For example, Come to think of it, I've got to send in my order now, or I was going to lend him a saw, but come to think of it, he already has one. [First half of 1800s]
See also: come, of, think

come to think of it

COMMON People say come to think of it to show that they have suddenly realized something. He was his distant relative, as was everyone else on the island, come to think of it. In fact, come to think of it, I'd not heard Charley mention either of them before.
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come to think of it

said when an idea or point occurs to you while you are speaking.
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come to ˈthink of it

(also ˈthinking about it) (informal) said when you suddenly remember or realize something: I first met her in 1997. No, come to think of it, it was 1996.
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come to think of it

Informal
When one considers the matter; on reflection: Come to think of it, that road back there was the one we were supposed to take.
See also: come, of, think