think on vs think about : Common Errors in English

About think on vs think about

An archaic form that persists in some dialects is seen in statementslike “I’ll think on it” when most people would say “I’ll think aboutit.”

think about Meaning(s)

  • (v) have on one's mind, think about actively
  • (v) take into consideration, have in view

think on in News

  1. Woodbury County sheriff criticized for letting on-duty deputies attend kids' sporting events

    The Woodbury County Board of Supervisors chairman doesn't think on-duty sheriff's deputies should be allowed to attend their children's sporting events.
    on July 12, 2013 Source: The Des Moines Register

  2. Supervisors Chair Criticizes Sheriff's Policies

    SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Woodbury County Board of Supervisors chairman doesn't think on-duty sheriff's deputies should be allowed to attend their children's sporting events.
    on July 12, 2013 Source: KCRG-TV9 Cedar Rapids

think about in News

  1. Sangre Chronicle > Opinion > Editorials > Editorial: New graduates need to live their own way

    When you really think about it, it’s strange that a distinguished educator told a group of teenagers last week that they control her future.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Sangre de Christo Chronicle

  2. Lions TEs Brandon Pettigrew, Tony Scheffler looking to improve after lackluster seasons

    Pettigrew is trying not to think about his future with the Lions and instead focus on bouncing back from his least productive season since his rookie year in 2009. Scheffler, meanwhile, is using his contract year as motivation.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Detroit News

  3. Do Aging Boxers Compromise Legacies When Fighting Past Their Primes?

    Think about some recent greats in the major sports. Michael Jordan in basketball. Wayne Gretzky in hockey. Brett Favre in football. Upon hearing their names, chances are good that the first mental images conjured are those of Jordan clad in black and red, Gretzky in copper and blue and Favre in green and gold. Those are, after all, the colors they wore while winning championships, setting ...
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Bleacher Report

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