if/when you think about it

if you think about it

If you pay attention to or consider something more carefully. I know the idea of a tax increase isn't appealing, but if you think about it, the investment to public transportation would save you money in the long run. The way he flaunts the fortune he's made from these unscrupulous practices is indeed disgusting, but if you think about it, he hasn't actually done anything illegal.
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when you think about it

If you pay attention to or consider something more carefully. I know the idea of a tax increase isn't appealing, but when you think about it, the investment to public transportation would save you money in the long run. The way he flaunts the fortune he's made from these unscrupulous practices is indeed disgusting, he hasn't actually done anything illegal but when you think about it.
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if/when you ˈthink about it

used to draw attention to a fact that is not obvious or has not previously been mentioned: They do have a big house, when you think about it.
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