mull something over

mull something over
PONDER, consider, think over/about, reflect on, contemplate, turn over in one's mind, chew over, cogitate on, give some thought to; archaic pore on.
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ˌmull sthˈover derived
to spend time thinking carefully about a plan or proposal
Syn: consider

I need some time to mull it over before making a decision.

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Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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