think (something) over

When you "think ___ over", you think about it carefully and consider all of the possible good and bad points of it.

You use the phrase "think ___ over" when you're talking about an offer or a decision that you have to make. For example:

Take a few days to think it over.

That's a very generous offer. Um, let me think it over for a few days and get back to you.

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