give (one) food for thought

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give (one) food for thought

To give one something to consider. That meeting really gave me food for thought—I might invest in their company after all.
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After being given a warm welcome and shown to our seats by our extremely talkative and enthusiastic waiter, we cast a first eye on the menu that, while not in danger of making our stomachs churn with its prices, certainly gave us food for thought.
Ron gave us food for thought when he put forward the idea that patients in New Zealand and Australia cannot confidently rely on medical professionalism, regulatory oversight, specialist status or employer credentialing to ensure patient safety.
It looks like Arsenal have produced another gem, and he certainly gave us food for thought during his half hour the other night," added Clark, who will take charge of his 100th Town match on Saturday.
The substitution of Angeleri) gave us a chance to look at Al-Muhammadi in the right-back position and he gave us food for thought.
The hygiene hypothesis definitely gave us food for thought but otherwise a bus could be driven through its arguments and there are plenty of other factors to take into account.
He did everything and gave us food for thought for tomorrow's game.
Mark Wilson was smashing and Adam Virgo gave us food for thought as a big central defender who will go and win the ball.
Mark Wilson did a smashing job and Adam Virgo gave us food for thought as a big central defender who will go and win the ball.
It's been a privilege to listen to the 'names' who gave us food for thought.