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To think about someone or something in a particular way

associate

verb

to form a connection in your mind between different people or things

compartmentalize

verb

to keep things separate in your mind

go by

to accept what someone or something says when you are deciding what to do or think

hive off

to consider something as separate from other things

isolate

verb

to separate something such as an idea or a problem from others so that you can consider it by itself

look

verb

to think about something in a particular way

muse

verb

to say something in a way that shows that you have been thinking carefully about it

regard

verb

to think of someone or something in a particular way

see

verb

to consider someone or something in a particular way

sentimentalize

verb

to think about or describe something in a way that is emotional and not based on reason

set down

to consider something in a particular way

smile

verb

to think that something is funny or pleasant

take

verb

to think about someone or something in a particular way

turn around

to consider or express something in a different way

turn in on

to start to think only about yourself and your own problems and to forget about other people and their problems

lick your wounds

to think about something bad that has happened and try to feel better about it

look on the bright side

to think about the good parts of a situation that is mostly bad

open your eyes to something

to allow yourself to accept or consider something

think out loud

to think about something by talking, either to yourself or with other people

think out loud

to say something as soon as it comes into your mind, without waiting to consider if it is sensible or useful

infobesity

the condition of continually consuming large amounts of information, especially when this has a negative effect on a person's well-being and ability to concentrate

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drive-by handshake

a brief handshake that is made without pausing or making eye contact, because you are upset or angry

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