One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Consider something in all its aspects before taking action.‘the plan had not been properly thought out’
- ‘We thought things out together, slowly at first.’
- ‘Well, um… okay, we maybe haven't thought this part out too far ahead.’
- ‘If we'd thought it out, we probably wouldn't have done it this way.’
- ‘Many suggestions were thought out and considered as hours flew by with still no real progress.’
- ‘And after I thought it out, it seemed to me that this was the best alternative for me.’
- ‘I just wonder if anyone thinks their purchases out so clearly, with such an eye on the origins of the product.’
- ‘I think the people who say such things haven't quite thought the point out.’
- ‘Every aspect of the house has been thought out in great detail, but for Eleanor the most appealing benefits are the views.’
- ‘It is not a plan whose consequences have been thought out.’
- ‘There were some last-minute additions to the program, but they weren't thought out properly.’
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