think over

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think over

To consider or ponder something; to reflect upon something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "think" and "over." Think it over, and let me know in the morning if you want the job. I spent the next few days thinking over everything she'd said to me just before she died.
See also: over, think
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

think something over

to think about something and whether one will choose to do it. I need a few minutes to think it over. Let me think over your request for a day or so.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

think over

Ponder, reflect about, especially with a view to making a decision. For example, I'll have to think it over carefully before I can say yes or no. [Mid-1800s]
See also: over, think
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.

think over

v.
To consider or reflect on something, especially in order to make a decision: The students thought over the story they had just read. Here's my proposal—think it over, and let me know how you feel.
See also: over, think
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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