think about (someone or something)

think about (someone or something)

1. To recall, reflect on, or ruminate over someone or something. I kept thinking about that movie's ending for days afterward. Seeing the flyer for Macbeth in the subway station made me think about my old drama teacher in high school. Did you hear about what happened to poor Tom and his family? It makes me sick just thinking about it!
2. To consider someone or something (in relation to someone or something else). The company obviously wasn't thinking about their long-standing customers when they introduced this new policy. We'll need to think about the impact this legislation will have on smaller communities.
3. To consider doing something in the future. A: "I've been thinking about getting a tattoo on my face." B: "Oh, really?" The board of directors thought about the possibility of layoffs for a while, but we convinced them to cut costs in other areas instead. A: "Do you want to come with me to the movies tonight?" B: "I'll think about it."
See also: think
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

think about someone or something

to contemplate someone or something. Whenever I think about him, I get goose bumps. I don't want to think about it.
See also: think
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
See also: