consider a request

When someone asks you for something, it's a "request". When you think about whether to say "yes" or "no", you're "considering" the request.

The phrase "consider a request" is slightly formal.

Other things that you can "consider" include:

  • consider doing something

    I considered going into medicine, but I decided that I wanted to do something a little more creative.

  • consider an offer
  • consider the options
  • consider the consequences (of doing something)

    I don't think she's really considered the consequences of taking on such a huge responsibility.

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