hate to think
This page is about the collocation hate to think
collocation pattern: verb + verb
to be afraid to, or not want to, imagine something
- I hate to think what could've happened if I'd left the gas on.
- I know he's lost some money, but I'd hate to think he's lost everything.
Mostly used in spoken English
I can't remember the accident, but I'd hate to think
Contributor: Matt Errey