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deliberate about (someone or something)

To consider, discuss, or confer about someone or something, often for a lengthy period of time. This is a big decision, so I need some more time to deliberate about it, all right?
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deliberate over (someone or something)

To consider, discuss, or confer about someone or something, often for a lengthy period of time. This is a big decision, so I need some more time to deliberate over it with my family, all right?
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deliberate about someone or something

 and deliberate on someone or something
to think about someone or something; to consider what to do about someone or something. How long do you intend to deliberate about Carol? We will deliberate about this matter as long as it takes to do it right. Let's deliberate on this for a while.
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deliberate over someone or something

to discuss and argue about someone or something. We will deliberate over this question tomorrow. We have been deliberating over Karen long enough.
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The humanitarian, social and economic situation in Eastern Ghouta is deliberately exacerbated by the leaders of the al-Islam, Faylaq al-Rahman and Jabhat al-Nusra illegal armed groups," Maj.
Summary: New Delhi [India], November 21 (ANI): Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday hit back at Congress after the latter accused the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of deliberately trying to delay the winter session of Parliament.
FIREFIGHTERS have battled more than 500 gorse fires in one week - with more than 90% of them started deliberately.
RSPCA inspector Louise Marston said: "The pellet had completely I am keen who did deliberately shattered her bone, and as a result she had to have her injured leg amputated.
We all commit sins but what I'm trying to say, not deliberately.
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A NUMBER of deliberately set wildfires spread across mountains and forestries in Wales on what was one of the hottest days of the year so far.
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More than 700 firefighters from across the region have fought 139 grass fires in the past two weeks, with 129 of those being deliberately started.
South Wales Fire and Rescue Service have attended 514 grass fires since the start of April, of which 486 were deliberately started.
French Alps: The Germanwings co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing an airliner in the French Alps allegedly lied to doctors, telling them he was on sick leave rather than flying commercial planes, German daily Bild reported on Thursday.
THE fire which destroyed part of Eastbourne Pier may have been started deliberately, detectives have said.
He alleged that contractors had deliberately reduced production at a time when the demand for gas outstripped supply to hold the country to ransom.
Quneitra, (SANA)_ In a seventh consecutive violation in one month, the Israeli occupation deliberately caused a huge fire on Monday on the outskirts of al-Hamidieh and al-Hurreih villages in the liberated part of al-Quneitra province.
Judge Rhys Rowlands told him yesterday that the jury had been directed only to convict him if they were satisfied he had deliberately misled the police.