give someone food for thought

give someone food for thought
give (someone) food for thought to make someone think seriously about something.

What you've suggested has certainly given me food for thought.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

Игры ⚽ Нужно сделать НИР?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • give food for thought — give (someone) food for thought to make someone think seriously about something. What you ve suggested has certainly given me food for thought …   New idioms dictionary

  • food — [[t]fu͟ːd[/t]] ♦ foods 1) N MASS Food is what people and animals eat. → See also , fast food, , junk food, wholefood Enjoy your food. ...supplies of food and water. ...emergency food aid. ...frozen foods. 2) PH …   English dictionary

  • thought — I UK [θɔːt] / US [θɔt] noun Word forms thought : singular thought plural thoughts *** 1) [countable] a word, idea, or image that comes into your mind a comforting/sobering/chilling thought thought of: His mind was filled with thoughts of revenge …   English dictionary

  • give — 1 verb past tense gavepast participle given PROVIDE/SUPPLY 1 (T) to provide or supply someone with something: give sb sth: Researchers were given a 10,000 grant to continue their work. | Can you give me a ride to the office on Tuesday? | He went… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • thought — thought1 [ θɔt ] noun *** ▸ 1 idea etc. entering mind ▸ 2 mental effort ▸ 3 idea/opinion ▸ 4 plan/wish to do something ▸ 5 care/worry ▸ 6 system of ideas ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count a word, idea, or image that comes into your mind: a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • For One More Day — is a 2006 novel taken place during the mid 1900 s by the acclaimed sportswriter and author Mitch Albom. It opens with the novel s protagonist planning to commit suicide. His adulthood is shown to have been rife with sadness. His own daughter didn …   Wikipedia

  • thought — thought1 [θo:t US θo:t] the past tense and past participle of ↑think 1 thought 2 thought2 W1S1 n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(something you think about)¦ 2¦(ideas/opinions)¦ 3¦(careful consideration)¦ 4¦(act of thinking)¦ 5¦(caring about something)¦ 6¦(intention)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • thought — thought1 /thawt/, n. 1. the product of mental activity; that which one thinks: a body of thought. 2. a single act or product of thinking; idea or notion: to collect one s thoughts. 3. the act or process of thinking; mental activity: Thought as… …   Universalium

  • Taboo food and drink — This article is about practices and beliefs in relation to various animals as food. For more discussion on religious views, see Unclean animals. Swine are considered treif (unfit or unclean) in Judaism and haraam (forbidden) in Islam. Taboo food… …   Wikipedia

  • 2007 pet food recalls — The 2007 pet food recalls comprise the contamination and wide recall of many brands of cat and dog foods beginning in March 2007, and the ensuing developments involving the human food supply. The recalls in North America, Europe, and South Africa …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”