give thought to (something)

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give thought to (something)

To consider, reflect upon, or think hard about something. Often used with modifiers such as "any," "some," "a little," etc. Have you given any thought to my proposal? Marian gave some thought to the company's excess costs and determined that the number of employees had to be reduced for them to survive.
See also: give, thought

give some thought to something

to think about something; to devote some time to thinking about something. After I have had time to give some thought to the matter, I will call you.
See also: give, thought
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Rubbish thrown into the sea has to go somewhere and people don't give any thought to where it goes or the damage it causes." He added: "I would urge members of the public to spare a thought for what's living under the sea when they are hurling their rubbish into it."
Unfortunately, fireman Alan Bannon and James Shears didn't make it out alive This is the risk that all firefighters face, but it is only when we need their services that we give any thought to the work these brave people do Name and address supplied
"I think the particular problem we have at the moment is that in the 1980s the Americans recruited and trained Osama bin Laden, taught him how to kill and to make bombs, and sent him off to kill the Russians in Afghanistan, and they didn't give any thought to the fact that once he'd done that, he might turn on his creators." In the wake of the terrorist attacks in his city, London's Lord Mayor Ken Livingstone created a storm of protest within his own Labor Party with his outspoken views.