English version

chew something ↔ over

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishchew something ↔ over phrasal verbTHINK ABOUTto think carefully about something for a period of time Let me chew it over for a few days. chew→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
chew overSincerely, it is more in than chewing gun.And the band cooks and splutters, pistons and relaxes, chews things over and lets them ride.Amelia was chewing it over, undecided.
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Verb table
chew
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theychew
he, she, itchews
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theychewed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave chewed
he, she, ithas chewed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad chewed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill chew
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have chewed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam chewing
he, she, itis chewing
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you, we, theyare chewing
Past
I, he, she, itwas chewing
you, we, theywere chewing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been chewing
he, she, ithas been chewing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been chewing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be chewing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been chewing
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