not think of (doing something)

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not think of (doing something)

1. To not come up with the idea of doing something; to not remember to do something. Ah, I didn't think of restarting the computer to fix the issue. I'll try that now. Sorry, I didn't think of getting milk while I was at the store.
2. To refuse to consider doing something. I wouldn't think of getting a tattoo like that on my neck! We won't think of agreeing to deal that is so ethically questionable.
See also: not, of, think

not ˈthink of something/of doing something

(used with wouldn’t, couldn’t, won’t or can’t) definitely not do something; never do something: I wouldn’t think of buying one of those ugly modern houses.
See also: not, of, something, think
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The company tours for most of the year on board a vintage narrowboat and stages shows in places that other theatre companies wouldn't think of doing - and this one is no different.
I would come back from a walk and sit down in the evening with a big bag of crisps, whereas now I wouldn't think of doing that at all.
I was never one to raise my voice at a kid, but that is something we wouldn't think of doing today.
Since then I've followed the Eisteddfod around Wales visiting places you wouldn't think of doing so and enjoying it immensely.
David was an unconventional trainer, he did things with horses a lot of trainers wouldn't think of doing.
I have no idea why we are doing it again, but it is just such a buzz and just something you wouldn't think of doing.
It also points out the financial input of the Celtic support to all the clubs in Scotland and, while we wouldn't think of doing anything that would affect Celtic financially, the same cannot be said of the other clubs.
banks can do all sorts of things that life insurers in their wildest dreams wouldn't think of doing and their regulators will usually cheer them on or, at the very least, bite their tongues.
It is all original and I wouldn't think of doing any kind of a modification, plus I only shoot standard .
If we wouldn't think of doing this in a personal transaction of less than $50,000, then how can we justify doing it when the issue is the education of 200,000 children with a potential price tag of over $1.
but the UN Security Council and NATO and all sorts of international entities that are doing things they wouldn't think of doing for women.
It causes them to lose their moral compass and do things they otherwise wouldn't think of doing.
As the technology diffuses a lot more, and as patients expect this, a whole group of patients you wouldn't think of doing this on will receive it," said panel member Alexander Krist, M.
It doesn't matter if we've been in a monogamous relationship for the past 25 years and wouldn't think of doing anything anyway.
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