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!
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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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Let me give you something to think about - when full to capacity, that driver is responsible for more lives than an airline pilot.
Geeks, Misfits and Outlaws is perfect before-bed reading or on-the-bus reading: the stories are just long enough to give you something to think about.
Just to give you something to think about, science says that the bumblebee's wings are too small to fly.
It's also got to be challenging and stimulating in a whole different number of ways - to the eye, to the ear, every sense of your body, to give you something to think about and talk about for literally years afterwards.
This is in no way an exhaustive list of the topics that may be covered in an employment agreement, but it could give you something to think about next time you are taking a new job: