think better of
phrasal to reconsider and make a wiser decision

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • think better of — (something) to decide not to do something you had intended to do. I nearly told him I was leaving, but then I thought better of it …   New idioms dictionary

  • think better of — ► think better of decide not to do (something) after reconsideration. Main Entry: ↑think …   English terms dictionary

  • think better of — index reconsider, repent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • think better of — HAVE SECOND THOUGHTS ABOUT, think twice about, think again about, change one s mind about; reconsider, decide against; informal get cold feet about. → think * * * phrasal : to reconsider and make a better decision started to protest but thought… …   Useful english dictionary

  • think better of —    If you think better of something, you decide not to do what you intended doing.     I was going to go shopping, but when I saw the crowded car park,     I thought better of it …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • think better of — consider something again and make a better decision about something I would think better of going to Europe in the winter if I have a chance to go again …   Idioms and examples

  • think better of — think well of, regard favorably; change one s mind, rethink …   English contemporary dictionary

  • think better of — Donnie was going to crash his ex girlfriend s wedding, but he thought better of it Syn: have second thoughts about, think twice about, think again about, change one s mind about; reconsider, decide against; informal get cold feet about …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • think better of — {v.} To change your mind about; to consider again and make a better decision about. * /John told his mother he wanted to leave school, but later he thought better of it./ Compare: SECOND THOUGHT, THINK TWICE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • think better of — {v.} To change your mind about; to consider again and make a better decision about. * /John told his mother he wanted to leave school, but later he thought better of it./ Compare: SECOND THOUGHT, THINK TWICE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • think\ better\ of — v To change your mind about; to consider again and make a better decision about. John told his mother he wanted to leave school, but later he thought better of it. Compare: second thought, think twice …   Словарь американских идиом

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