Definition of think of phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


think of

 phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs

    think of somebody


    think of something

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  1. 1  to have an image or idea of something/somebody in your mind When I said that I wasn't thinking of anyone in particular.
  2. 2  to create an idea in your imagination Can anybody think of a way to raise money? ‘What shall we do now?’ ‘I'll think of something.’ Have you thought of a name for the baby yet?
  3. 3  [no passive] (used especially with can) to remember something/somebody I can think of at least three occasions when he arrived late. I can't think of her name at the moment.
to imagine an actual or a possible situation Just think of the expense! think of doing something I couldn't think of letting you take the blame (= I would not allow that to happen).