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reconsider

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishreconsiderre‧con‧sid‧er /ˌriːkənˈsɪdə $ -ər/ ●○○ verb [intransitive, transitive]  THINK ABOUTto think again about something in order to decide if you should change your opinion or do something different He should reconsider his decision to resign. We want you to come. Please reconsider.reconsideration /ˌriːkənsɪdəˈreɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
reconsiderI hope the policy will be reconsidered.It seems high time that Charles the Bald too was reconsidered.Public outrage eventually forced the paper to reconsider, and the editors decided to run the strip on the religion page.It was then that complaints started flooding in and now the Corporation has been forced to reconsider its plans.The possibility that a series of bad tests might cause the programme to be reconsidered no longer exists.The governor can ask the board to reconsider parole decisions.Obviously it was a time to reconsider the issue of widening both sets of locks.We shall need to reconsider this kind of issue again later.Please reconsider. We'd love it if you came with us.reconsider ... decisionClearly, they hope that a combination of educational argument and political pressure will persuade ministers to reconsider their decision.I shall give you one day to reconsider your decision.The Home Secretary should reconsider his decision.The judge ordered the Minister to reconsider his decision.Some supporters said Starr should reconsider his decision because of its likely adverse impact on cooperating witnesses.Will the Government now reconsider their decision not to introduce video recording of interrogation procedures?Shareholders subsequently asked the board to reconsider its decisions or step down.
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Verb table
reconsider
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyreconsider
he, she, itreconsiders
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyreconsidered
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave reconsidered
he, she, ithas reconsidered
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad reconsidered
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill reconsider
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have reconsidered
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam reconsidering
he, she, itis reconsidering
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you, we, theyare reconsidering
Past
I, he, she, itwas reconsidering
you, we, theywere reconsidering
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been reconsidering
he, she, ithas been reconsidering
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been reconsidering
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be reconsidering
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been reconsidering
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