come to think of it

This page is about the conversational phrase come to think of it

Meaning

You can say this if you're suddenly reminded of something.

For example

  • We were talking about lawyers when Angela said, "I've got a neighbour who's a lawyer, come to think of it."

  • "I haven't seen Mick for ages," Charlie said, before adding, "Come to think of it, I haven't seen Keith either."

Quick Quiz

Harry said, "I need a haircut," and Jonah said, "Come to think of it,

a. really?"

b. so do I."

c. no you don't."

Contributor: Matt Errey