think englannista suomeksi
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To ponder, to go over in one's head.
- So this was my future home, I thought! Certainly it made a brave picture. I had seen similar ones fired-in on many a Heidelberg stein. Backed by towering hills,(..)a sky of palest Gobelin flecked with fat, fleecy little clouds, it in truth looked a dear little city; the city of one's dreams.
To communicate to oneself in one's mind, to try to find a solution to a problem.
To conceive of something or someone ''(usually followed by of; infrequently, by on).''
(RQ:Shakespeare Twelfth Night)
1865, Henry David Thoreau, ''Cape Cod'', Chapter IX. "The Sea and the Desert", page 182.
- (...) one man showed me a young oak which he had transplanted from behind the town, thinking it an apple-tree.
- The cupbearer shrugged up his shoulders in displeasure. "I thought to have lodged him in the solere chamber," said he(..)
To presume; to venture.
- Think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father.
An act of thinking; consideration (of something).
- And whanne syr launcelot sawe he myghte not ryde vp in to the montayne / he there alyghte vnder an Appel tree /(..)/ And then he leid hym doune to slepe / And thenne hym thoughte there came an old man afore hym / the whiche sayd A launcelot of euylle feythe and poure byleue / wherfor is thy wille tourned soo lyghtely toward thy dedely synne
(quote-book)|A Doctor of the Old School||175|He hed juist ae faut, tae ma thinkin’, for a’ never jidged the waur o’ him for his titch of rochness—guid trees hae gnarled bark—but he thotched ower little o’ himsel’.
to be ashamed