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think to

1. To have an inner monologue; to make a statement to oneself in one's mind, without saying it out loud. I had a moment where I thought to myself, "Why am I even working here?" I'm sure they don't think to themselves, "What if we're the bad guys?" They just don't care.
2. To have the idea to do something. I'm sorry, I didn't think to run the dishwasher before we left.
See also: think
References in classic literature ?
And as he stood apart there, receiving this homage in rags, I thought to myself, well, really there is something peculiarly grand about the gait and bear- ing of a king, after all.
I thought to myself, as I put out the candle; "the woman in white?
I thought to myself, "He does not know me, and my affairs will seem to him ridiculous, and I shall cut a sorry figure.
If he ever manages to put poison in the dishes, I thought to myself, this is how he will look at us as we sit at our meal.
I thought to myself then he was a false-hearted wretch; but, now, to see such a fine, rich, beautiful lady as you be, forsaken for such an ordinary woman; for to be sure so she is, and another man's wife into the bargain.
It occurred to me, now, as it ought to have done before, that as the table was round, it was therefore of no value as a base to aim from; so I moved off once more, and at random among the wilderness of chairs and sofas-- wandering off into unfamiliar regions, and presently knocked a candlestick and knocked off a lamp, grabbed at the lamp and knocked off a water pitcher with a rattling crash, and thought to myself, "I've found you at last--I judged I was close upon you.
Now I remembered how this Chaka promised that he would make me great, and that I should grow fat in his shadow; and I thought to myself that I would arise and go to him.
I thought to myself, "She will consider her first attempt at taking a lesson in English something of a failure;" and I wondered whether she had departed in the sulks, or whether stupidity had induced her to take my words too literally, or, finally, whether my irritable tone had wounded her feelings.
With this object I purposely made a considerable circuit on my way to the Hall (as we called the Earl's house): "and if I could only manage to lose my way a bit," I thought to myself, "that would suit me capitally
At all events," I thought to myself, "she, in her turn, has promised to give me an explanation to-night, and to reveal to me something or another.
I thought to myself, 'Maybe I have one more ass-kicking left in me.
When I came out, I thought to myself 'will I buy a EuroMillions ticket, or not?
When I saw her on television, I thought to myself, I think I have seen her before in Malacanang," he told reporters during a weekly media forum at the House of Representatives.
Before I opened up this restaurant I dined in here, this is where I came and then I sat and thought to myself 'what does Ireland need, why give it something it's already got?
To be honest, though, after just one episode of Sir David Attenborough's new series Life, I thought to myself, "Why didn't I get this ages ago?