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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.
See also: over
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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