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    think vs thing coming

    Everyone I know says, " If you think ..., then you've got another THING coming" to indicate that there is no hope of something happening. In a novel I was reading, the character said " ... then you've got another THINK coming." I googled it and there seems to be no agreement as to which expression is the original / correct version. Which version do you use? Anyone have any authorative information as to which way it's supposed to go?

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    Re: think vs thing coming

    I say 'you've got another think coming' too.

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    Re: think vs thing coming

    Both variants are pretty acceptable. You may say either thing or think.

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