since 1997, the world's premier FREE website for learners + teachers of English
Get EnglishClub Progress! FREE

don't even think about

INFORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase don't even think about

Meaning

You can use this to tell someone not to do something.

For example

  • "Dad? I just need..."
    "Don't even think about asking for money, Glen. I've told you already - no more."

  • "Don't even think about turning around. I've got a gun pointed right at your back."

Note:
Also "don't even think of (doing sth)"

Quick Quiz

While taking the boy's money, the bully said, "Don't even think about

a. telling anyone."

b. keeping quiet."

c. saying sorry."

Contributor: Matt Errey