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British pronunciation/θˈɪŋk/
American pronunciation/ˈθɪŋk/
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to have a type of belief or idea about a person or thing

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used in speech to make what one says sound more polite or less certain

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Do you think it would be possible to turn down the volume a bit?
I would think that it might be a good idea to get a second opinion before making a decision like that.
I don't think I'll be able to attend the party, but thank you for the invitation.
I don't think I have enough experience for that position, but I'm willing to learn.
I was thinking, if it's not too much trouble, could you pass me the salt?
1.2

used in questions for showing one's surprise or anger

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Where do you think you're going, dressed like that?
Who do you think you are, talking to me like that?
Why do you think you can get away with lying to me?
What do you think you're doing, driving so recklessly?
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to use your mind to understand something, solve a problem, make a decision, etc. or to use it to consider someone or something

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to recall something or have ideas or words come into one's mind

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I thought of a book that I read years ago and I want to read it again.
I can't think of his name right now, but I know he's a famous actor.
I can't think of the name of the street we need to turn on to get to the restaurant.
I'm trying to think of where I left my phone, but I'm drawing a blank.
As soon as I walked into the room, I thought of my childhood home because it had a similar smell.
2.2

to adopt a certain mentality

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I think positively, even in difficult situations.
She thinks like a philosopher and contemplates the deeper meaning and purpose of life.
He thinks independently and does not conform to societal norms or expectations.
He thinks realistically and considers the practical aspects of every situation.
He thinks like a detective and is skilled at gathering and analyzing information to solve problems.
2.3

to imagine, expect, or intend something

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Just think, in a few years we'll be celebrating our 10th wedding anniversary.
I think I'll have the salad for lunch today.
I think I'll go for a walk to clear my head.
Who would have thought that we'd end up becoming such good friends?
I never thought I'd be able to run a marathon, but I did it.
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an instance of deliberate thinking

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What do you think of the new employee?
He thinks that the restaurant serves the best pizza in town.
I think that the company should focus on sustainability.
She thinks that the book is much better than the movie.
I don't think that she's being honest about her intentions.
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