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    Default think of /think about

    Are both sentences correct?Any difference in meaning?
    1.She is thinking of moving to a new place.
    2.She is thinking about moving to a new place

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    Default Re: think of /think about

    Both correct. The first one suggests only that she has the general idea of relocating; the second one suggests that she is considering more of the details of that idea.

    However, either sentence could well be uttered with the same thoughts.

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    Default Re: think of /think about

    Quote Originally Posted by michaelfung
    Are both sentences correct?Any difference in meaning?
    1.She is thinking of moving to a new place.
    2.She is thinking about moving to a new place
    In some cases they are used synonymously, but there are difference between the two. Please see the links below.

    "think of" means to hold X in one's mind e.g., "I am thinking of a book. Can you guess its title?", whereas "think about" expresses active thinking: "Im thinking about reading this book".

    http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=think%20of

    http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=think%20about

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