think

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noun
ADJECTIVE
hard (esp. BrE), long

I've had a long, hard think about it.

VERB + THINK
have
PREPOSITION
think about
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verb
1 have an opinion
ADVERB
really
personally

I personally think it's all been a lot of fuss over nothing.

honestly, seriously

Did you honestly think I would agree to that?

never, sometimes

I never thought you would carry out your threat.

differently, otherwise

That's my opinion, but you might think otherwise.

VERB + THINK
be inclined to

I'm inclined to think we've been a little harsh on her.

PREPOSITION
about

I still don't know what he really thinks about it.

of

What did you think of the movie?

2 have an idea
ADVERB
suddenly
PREPOSITION
of

I suddenly thought of a way I could help.

3 consider/reflect
ADVERB
carefully, deeply, hard, long and hard, seriously

She thought long and hard before accepting his offer.

fast
clearly, rationally

He seemed to have lost the ability to think rationally.

frantically

What can I do now? he thought frantically.

bitterly, dully, glumly, grimly, irritably, miserably
ruefully, wistfully, wryly
again

You really should think again about that.

twice

You should think twice about employing someone you've never met.

VERB + THINK
dread to, hate to, shudder to

I hate to think what would have happened if we hadn't arrived.

PREPOSITION
about

Think about what you are going to do next.

of

I often think of Jane.

PHRASES
not think straight

The drugs were affecting her and she couldn't think straight.

think big

You need to think big if you want to run this business.

Think is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑expert, ↑observer, ↑researcher, ↑sceptic
Think is used with these nouns as the object: ↑thought, ↑worst

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