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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The three-year-old has been ante-post favourite for the Leger since landing Gordon Stakes at Goodwood, and despite reservations over the Dansili colt's ability to stay the 1m6f of the Leger, connections are hoping for a third win a row to give them food for thought.
But I think that we did enough here to give them food for thought.
AUNFORTUNATELY you can't stop people saying whatever they want behind your back, but you can give them food for thought.