mull over

(redirected from mull it over)

mull over

To ponder or consider something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "mull" and "over." I need some time to mull over the options before I pick one.
See also: over

mull something over

to think about something; to ponder or worry about something. That's an interesting idea, but I'll have to mull it over. I'll mull over your suggestions and reply to you next week.
See also: over

mull over

Ponder, think about, as in She mulled over the offer for some time and then turned it down. [Late 1800s]
See also: over
References in periodicals archive ?
``Afterwards in the dressing room I told the team exactly what I thought of the performance and left them to mull it over and we'll see what response I'll get in Colwyn Bay,'' said Derrick.