think through

think through
think through
1. To solve by a process of thought
2. To project and consider all the possible consequences, problems, etc relating to (some course of action)
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Main Entry:think

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ˌthink ˈthrough [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they think through he/she/it thinks through present participle thinking through past tense thought through past participle thought through] phrasal verb
to consider the facts about something in an organized and thorough way

Have you had time to think things through?

Thesaurus: to think carefully or a lot about thingssynonym
Main entry: think

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think through [phrasal verb]
think (something) through or think through (something) : to think about all the different parts or effects of (something) for a period of time especially in an effort to understand or make a decision about it

I need time to think this through.

We have thought through the matter and have come to a decision.

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Main Entry:think

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