think twice

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think twice

  1. Reconsider something, weigh something carefully, as in I've got to think twice before spending that much on a car. [Late 1800s]

  2. not think twice. Take no notice, not worry about, as in She didn't think twice about flying off to Europe with a day's notice. [Mid-1900s]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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