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I think so

This page is about the conversational phrase I think so

Meaning

You can say this if you think something's probably true or correct, but you're not entirely sure.

For example

  • "Does the movie start at 8 o'clock?"
    "I think so, but I'll have to check to make sure."

  • "Is Liam coming to the pub tonight?"
    "I'm not sure, but I think so."

Quick Quiz

If someone says "I think so", it means they think something's

a. likely to be true

b. only partly true

c. entirely true

Contributor: Matt Errey