have second thoughts

This page is about the idiom have second thoughts


If you're having second thoughts about something, you're having doubts about a decision you've made.

For example

  • You're not having second thoughts about moving to Australia to live, are you?

  • I've been having second thoughts about quitting my job. Maybe I should keep it for a while longer.

Quick Quiz

Sid and Nancy were going to get married, and then Nancy had second thoughts so

a. they decided to wait

b. they're getting married sooner

c. they're getting a divorce

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Contributor: Matt Errey