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To think about something in a casual way - synonyms or related words

flirt with

to consider an idea or plan, but not very seriously

toy with

to consider an idea in a way that is not serious or definite

scratch the surface

to deal with only the simple or obvious parts of something

think twice/again

to do something immediately, without considering whether it is a good idea

dally with

old-fashioned to consider an idea or course of action but not in a serious way



a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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