on second thoughts

on second thoughts

Having reconsidered or revised one's opinion of something. ("On second thought," without a final "s," is more common in American English.) Primarily heard in UK. I'll take a tuna sandwich. Actually, on second thoughts, I'll have the soup of the day.
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on second thoughts

COMMON You say on second thoughts when you suddenly change your mind about something that you are saying or something that you have decided to do. I said ... well, no, on second thoughts never mind exactly what I said. Note: People sometimes say on second thought with the same meaning. `Wait there!' Kathryn rose. `No, on second thought, follow me.'
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on second thoughts

having reconsidered a matter (and arrived at a different opinion or decision);
US English also uses on second thought .
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on ˈsecond thoughts

(British English) (American English on ˈsecond thought) used when you want to change what you have said or decided: On second thoughts, I won’t have water, I’ll have a cup of tea.
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