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Reconsider something.‘the advisory committee must think again about its approach’
rethink, review, revise, re-examine, re-evaluate, reassess, reappraise, think better of, think over, take another look at, look at in a different light, have another think aboutView synonyms
- ‘The charity had intended to give the book away in a raffle but when a London valuer advised them it was worth £1, 500 they thought again.’
- ‘Politicians who have issued intemperate attacks on the apathy of the young must think again.’
- ‘But I really think, Howie, at this particular time and in the history of CBS News maybe I can be of some help to try to get everybody thinking again and not about what has just happened recently.’
- ‘He laughs, he makes fun of himself, he says absurd things and then takes them back, and then thinks again and doesn't - he actually enjoys himself.’
- ‘He put it away - and then thought again, brought it back and examined it some more.’
- ‘If they thought that there would be a news blackout on their actions they must now think again.’
- ‘Those who claim Australia will never have to respond because the international community will never agree had better start thinking again or they will end up in the same category as security advisors who said the Berlin Wall was forever.’
- ‘She said: ‘It might be that people have thought again about postal voting because of the uncertainty.’’
- ‘It is then that the public and the private intersect and people start thinking again about marriage.’
- ‘If it does turn out that truth is stranger than your fiction, you must think again.’
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