Definition On second thought

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Definition

On second thought(s), (I will have dessert): After reconsidering it (I will have a pudding)
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On second thought (US)
On second thoughts (UK)

to have second thoughts: to have doubts, hesitations; to change your mind
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Examples

  • "Donna : On second thought Icarus, close the door on your way out."
  • "Donna : It's normal that you're having second thoughts."
  • "On second thoughts, I do see the appeal."
  • "Kevin : Ok, Doc, I'm having second thoughts."
  • "Icarus : On second thought, I'll have a coffee too."

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