Definition of 'think'
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We have to think about the issues that result from that. Computing (2010)Time to light the pipe and have a good hard think. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Will he be able to think of another name as exciting as those two? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Who in business would think that makes sense? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Do you think their discipline let them down? Times, Sunday Times (2016)People in the know think something else might be up. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The players and the fans at the stadium think the same way. The Sun (2016)The officer said that she would advise other women to think carefully before considering a career within the union. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We tried to think Britain was just an aberration. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I don't have time to think any negative thoughts. Times, Sunday Times (2017)We pretty much agree about what we think is funny. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Our job is to get the players we think are good for us. The Sun (2015)If you come to a team like this and think of another game it would be strange. The Sun (2013) Just think of his chicken brick and his pasta bowls. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Where do you think investors will make the most money? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Light a candle and try to think pure thoughts. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You shall let me think of you as happy. Daniel Deronda (1876)Instead people think there was something in it. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You have to think your way through the game. The Sun (2012)We may begin with some examples of actions that depend on particular ways of thinking. Choice, Rationality, and Social Theory (1988)You do think more carefully about spending when you see it diminishing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He probably thought the only alternative was to cry. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We all need to think about what that really means. The Sun (2014)If he comes back stronger it is scary to think how good he is going to be. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Another thing to think about is the artificial light you will use. Times, Sunday Times (2006)That would make them think twice about parking illegally. The Sun (2008)What makes him think they would let him in? The Sun (2010)He thought of something and decided not to say it. Tuning the Rig: A Journey to the Arctic (1990)They think the only way to play badly is to provoke you. The Sun (2012)But he knows there are also those who think this particular dog has had his day. The Sun (2010)When you are booking a removal van think carefully about what day you want to move. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She says she had to think about each one long and hard. Times, Sunday Times (2014)If they think you are just there as a spy, getting their trust is very difficult. Times, Sunday Times (2012)When you wake up and are always happy and think positive thoughts, you have already won. The Sun (2015)They probably thought it wasn't worth the bother. The Sun (2012)
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