One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
On reflection (said when an idea or point occurs to one while one is speaking).
- ‘And come to think of it most of the victims I have seen being carried home as trophies by cats have been birds, dormice and voles.’
- ‘I'm not sure that reading his diary is such a great idea after all, come to think of it.’
- ‘He came on Wednesday, which come to think of it, wasn't that much of a surprise, given that he was due last Saturday.’
- ‘And, come to think of it, the window frames look pretty ropey as well.’
- ‘Very graceful it was too, like a blue bird of prey but without feathers or wings or talons or any other bird features, come to think of it.’
- ‘He would make an ideal jumping supremo, come to think of it.’
- ‘And, come to think of it, I am unable to spend the day laying a new patio.’
- ‘And come to think of it, he's one of the few singers around today that will still have a career in ten years time!’
- ‘So I am a bit unsure if I like the movie come to think of it.’
- ‘In fact I went through most of my fly box come to think of it.’
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