ˌmull sth ˈover

ˌmull sth ˈover
phrasal verb
to think carefully about something over a period of time

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  • mull — 1 verb (T) to heat wine or beer with sugar and spices mull sth over phrasal verb (T) to think about a problem, plan etc and consider it for a long time: Victor mulled over the idea and finally decided that it made sense. 2 noun (C) ScotE an area… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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  • mull — mull1 [mʌl] v [T] [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: mull to crush into powder (15 20 centuries), from mull dust (14 19 centuries), probably from Middle Dutch mol] usually mull sth <=>over to think about a problem, plan etc for a long time before… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • chew something over — MEDITATE ON, ruminate on, think about/over/through, mull over, consider, weigh up, ponder on, deliberate on, reflect on, muse on, dwell on, give thought to, turn over in one s mind; brood over, puzzle over, rack one s brains about; N. Amer. think …   Useful english dictionary

  • think something over — CONSIDER, contemplate, deliberate about, weigh up, consider the pros and cons of, mull over, ponder, reflect on, muse on, ruminate on. → think * * * consider something carefully * * * ˌthink sthˈover derived to consider sth carefully, especially… …   Useful english dictionary

  • idea — noun 1 plan/suggestion ADJECTIVE ▪ bright, brilliant, clever, excellent, good, great, marvellous/marvelous, nice, wonderful ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

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