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  1. Mehrgan's Avatar
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    #1

    To "consider" doing something...(=think of?)

    Hi there,

    In the following sentence, should I use 'of' or 'about' with the verb 'think'?

    Have you ever considered studying abroad?
    Have you ever thought of/about studying abroad?

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    Re: To "consider" doing something...(=think of?)

    I'd use 'about', but 'of' is OK, too.

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    Re: To "consider" doing something...(=think of?)

    In American English, all three mean the same thing.
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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