Didn't think of doing - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
not think of (doing something) (redirected from didn't think of doing)
not think of (doing something)
1. To not come up with the idea of doing something; to not remember to do something. Ah, I didn't think of restarting the computer to fix the issue. I'll try that now. Sorry, I didn't think of getting milk while I was at the store.
2. To refuse to consider doing something. I wouldn't think of getting a tattoo like that on my neck! We won't think of agreeing to deal that is so ethically questionable.
not ˈthink of something/of doing something (used with wouldn’t, couldn’t, won’t or can’t) definitely not do something; never do something: I wouldn’t think of buying one of those ugly modern houses.
References in periodicals archive
I didn't think of doing
this but some very talented people are making it a reality.
When I first started acting, I didn't think of doing
this kind of work but it is so rewarding.
I was not bitter that I endured racist abuse throughout my career, I was only disappointed that I didn't think of doing
something like this earlier.
It's just a pity we didn't think of doing
a J-Lo version of the angel to go on top of the tree - maybe next year.