think twice about something

think twice about something
think twice (about (something)) to consider something more carefully.

You may want to think twice before buying one of California's new earthquake insurance policies.

Usage notes: often used as a warning, and sometimes used in the form think twice before doing something:

He said he is sorry and will think twice before giving such advice again.


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  • think twice about something doing something — think ˈtwice about sth/about doing sth idiom to think carefully before deciding to do sth • You should think twice about employing someone you ve never met. Main entry: ↑thinkidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • not think twice about something — not think twice about (something) to do something quickly without considering it very much. With such a good offer from a buyer, I didn t think twice about selling the farm …   New idioms dictionary

  • think twice about — think twice (about (something)) to consider something more carefully. You may want to think twice before buying one of California s new earthquake insurance policies. Usage notes: often used as a warning, and sometimes used in the form think… …   New idioms dictionary

  • think twice about about doing something — think ˈtwice about sth/about doing sth idiom to think carefully before deciding to do sth • You should think twice about employing someone you ve never met. Main entry: ↑thinkidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • not think twice about — (something) to do something quickly without considering it very much. With such a good offer from a buyer, I didn t think twice about selling the farm …   New idioms dictionary

  • think twice — (about (something)) to consider something more carefully. You may want to think twice before buying one of California s new earthquake insurance policies. Usage notes: often used as a warning, and sometimes used in the form think twice before… …   New idioms dictionary

  • think twice — ► to think very carefully about something before taking a decision: think twice about sth/about doing sth/before doing sth »High fuel prices had caused car buyers to think twice about buying full size sport utility vehicles. Main Entry: ↑think …   Financial and business terms

  • think twice — verb consider and reconsider carefully (Freq. 1) Think twice before you have a child • Hypernyms: ↑consider, ↑debate, ↑moot, ↑turn over, ↑deliberate • Verb Frames …   Useful english dictionary

  • think — think1 W1S1 [θıŋk] v past tense and past participle thought [θo:t US θo:t] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(opinion/belief)¦ 2¦(use your mind)¦ 3¦(have an idea)¦ 4¦(remember)¦ 5¦(consider somebody/something)¦ 6 think of/about doing something 7 think twice 8 think… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • think better of — HAVE SECOND THOUGHTS ABOUT, think twice about, think again about, change one s mind about; reconsider, decide against; informal get cold feet about. → think * * * phrasal : to reconsider and make a better decision started to protest but thought… …   Useful english dictionary

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