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think to do something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthink to do somethingthink to do somethingliteraryTRY TO DO OR GET something to try to do something They had thought to deceive me. think
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think to do somethingSam Fong experienced an odd sensation on seeing some one he had always thought to be his enemy.Kohlberg Kravis Roberts has declared its intention of buying up to 15 percent and is thought to be quietly picking up stock.It's thought to be that of a man last seen in May after a fight in a pub.Conflicts long thought to be unsolvable are moving toward resolution.Not surprisingly, some of these patients are thought to have food intolerance.He needn't have feared, she thought to herself sadly.They are thought to introduce too many complications.It was a good job I was a groom and didn't need to think to muck-out.
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