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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

ruburb

an area in the countryside where there are both housing developments and farms, and many people travel to work in nearby cities

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troll factory

a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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