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Phrasal Verbs

mull over

This page is about the phrasal verb mull over


to think carefully about something before making a decision


consider, ponder

For example

  • mull over sth Before deciding which job to accept, she said she needed a couple of days to mull over her options.

  • mull sth over Whenever I have to make a big decision, I take plenty of time to mull things over.

Quick Quiz

I'll need to mull things over for a few days before making

a. a mistake

b. a decision

c. a sandwich
a) a mistake b) a decision c) a sandwich

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