give (one) something to think about

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give (one) something to think about

To act in a way that reveals anger toward one, perhaps by threatening or talking harshly to one. Did he really steal my porch furniture? Oh, I'm going to give that guy give something to think about!
See also: give, something, think

give somebody something to ˈthink about

(informal) do or say something to somebody which shows how angry or determined you are: This letter will give him something to think about.
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That'll give us something to think about at any rate.
They are humorous, compelling, moving and most of all these storieswill give us something to think about," said Chairman Mike Rogers.
With a tip of the hat to the project owners, architects and developers that have invested themselves in unconventional projects, Executive has put together a selection of recently completed buildings that impress us as concepts, and which give us something to think about.
It will give us something to think about ahead of next week's game, but it doesn't change how good we were on Thursday.
Wardy is possibly out and Fergie may not be available, so that will give us something to think about.
Hirschfeld should give us something to think about next time we blame someone for being a shanda fur die goyim: He or she is only one if we let him or her be one.
I would like one game for the senior squad at our own level with the others against the likes of Coventry, Moseley and Nottingham to test us and give us something to think about.
I thought we might have done so again today as there appeared a couple in the race who might give us something to think about but he has done his job well.
We have already started planning next year's team, so tonight is a final opportunity for all our riders to put on a show and give us something to think about during the winter.
But if someone was willing to pay over pounds 10m for him then it would give us something to think about as it would let us strengthen other areas.