have second thoughts

This page is about the idiom have second thoughts.

Meaning: 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