mull over

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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.
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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.
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mull over

Ponder, think about, as in She mulled over the offer for some time and then turned it down. [Late 1800s]
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Defeat left skipper Shahid whether international hahid Afridi mulling over hether to retire from ternational cricket.
Sydney, Oct 18 ( ANI ): Cricket Australia (CA) is reportedly still mulling over appointing different head coaches for different formats in future, although it insisted that head coach Darren Lehmann will retain control of the Test and limited-overs teams for the moment.
The clubs are mulling over the proposal, against a background of their best young talent being channelled into the Colts.
With the World Cup just a few months away, were still mulling over captains while other teams have their formations ready for the event.
While the super-confident Aussies were able to hand in their team sheet on Monday, Nasser Hussain was still mulling over who to draft in from the county circuit to fill the available slots.
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Sydney, July 31 ( ANI ): The International Cricket Council (ICC) is reportedly mulling over giving teams more than two failed decision referrals per innings following its embarrassment at the umpiring howlers which twice saved England's Stuart Broad in the first Ashes Test.
[bar] Glamorgan and England pace ace James Harris is mulling over his future this week
Henry Cecil reckons his unbeaten colt will come into his own when stepped up to 10 furlongs, and is mulling over a run in the Dante Stakes at York next month.
The selectors are mulling over whether to take two or three spinners to India and whether a young wrist spinner like Boyce or Sydney's Adam Zampa should be taken as short-term gambles and long-term investments.