think twice about

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 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 — 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

  • 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

  • think twice about — (smth) think very carefully You should think twice before you go ahead and quit your job …   Idioms and examples

  • 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

  • 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 — ► 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 — (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 — 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 twice — Synonyms and related words: back down, balance, be careful, be cautious, debate, deliberate, demur, dither, falter, fear, go on tiptoe, hang back, hang in doubt, hem and haw, hesitate, hover, hum and haw, jib, make haste slowly, pause, ponder,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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