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    #1

    Think vs consider to be

    Hi,

    I would like to ask if the phrase think something as an alternative of consider something to be is still in usage in modern English.

    I think the marriage a farce (I consider the marriage to be a farce)
    I think him a good man (I consider him to be a good man)
    Etc ...

    (Does not think something sound a little bit old-fashioned?)

    Thanks a lot
    Last edited by Johnyxxx; 06-Oct-2015 at 14:54.

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    #2

    Re: Think vs consider to be

    It is old-fashioned, but acceptable.

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