One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Something that warrants serious consideration.‘his study certainly provides food for thought’
mental stimulation, mental nourishment, something to think about, something to be seriously consideredView synonyms
- ‘Though it might not excite the imagination, it certainly provides food for thought.’
- ‘Although she had been quickly brought back, the incident would nonetheless provide some food for thought.’
- ‘And it provides plenty of food for thought for those writers who are wondering what it is that holds readers to the page.’
- ‘And this recent Reason magazine editorial provides ample food for thought about Raed.’
- ‘I seldom agree with their view of things, but they usually provide food for thought.’
- ‘A wide range of concepts and theories provide scholars with ample food for thought.’
- ‘Your article certainly gave me healthy food for thought.’
- ‘All in all these articles provide much food for thought and reflection.’
- ‘A recent Security Focus article about US email list brokers provides food for thought.’
- ‘Their comments helped us to clarify our arguments and provided some food for thought.’
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