think fit (to do something)

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think fit (to do something)

To consider (doing something) appropriate or desirable. Hopefully the boss thinks fit to give us some extra time off for the holidays. Overall, I love having the flexibility to work the hours that I think fit.
See also: fit, think
References in classic literature ?
I then reflected, that as God, who was not only righteous but omnipotent, had thought fit thus to punish and afflict me, so He was able to deliver me: that if He did not think fit to do so, it was my unquestioned duty to resign myself absolutely and entirely to His will; and, on the other hand, it was my duty also to hope in Him, pray to Him, and quietly to attend to the dictates and directions of His daily providence,
I am by no means such a mirthful person as you imagine, or as you may imagine; however, irritated by all this babble (and I feel that you are irritated) you think fit to ask me who I am--then my answer is, I am a collegiate assessor.
One example of the shameless subterfuges under which the French stand prepared to defend whatever cruelties they may hereafter think fit to commit in bringing the Marquesan natives into subjection is well worthy of being recorded.
All the fruits of the earth shall come to maturity at whatever season we think fit to choose, and increase a hundred fold more than they do at present; with innumerable other happy proposals.
MERCY At the time of sentencing, Mr Justice Glyn-Jones, who died in 1980, said to Roberts: "I think it likely that no home secretary regarding the enormity of your crime will ever think fit to show mercy by releasing you on licence."
Yesterday, Perth sheriff Robert McCreadie told Smith: "It is utterly disgusting that you should think fit to use the 999 service in this way.
If their parents are lacking in cultural capital and the media think fit to pump up bad role models into superstars then that does not mean that the children themselves will definitely not want to better themselves.
The EU, the UK and other jurisdictions have legislated as far as they can and think fit to control the Internet, its communications and transactions.