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    Smile " think of" or "think about"???

    Hello everyone.
    Please tell me what is the difference between "think of" and "think about"???
    When do we use "think of", when do we use "think about"?
    And please give me some examples for each explanation.
    Thank you.

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    Re: " think of" or "think about"???

    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea View Post
    Well, thanks for your link. I had a look at it. But there was too much thing. And they are a bit complex.
    So, can you explain briefly and clearlier, please? Thanks a lot.

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    Re: " think of" or "think about"???

    Quote Originally Posted by onetwothree View Post
    Well, thanks for your link. I had a look at it. But there was too much thing. And they are a bit complex.
    So, can you explain briefly and clearlier, please? Thanks a lot.
    Only when it comes to producing an idea or a plan, you use think of:
    We'll have to think of (= make up) a pretty good excuse for being late.
    by Cambridge Dictionary

    The same goes for your opinion that you have about something or somebody, think of:
    I think of (= consider) him as someone who will always help me.
    by Cambridge Dictionary

    But when you've got something or someone on your mind, you can use both interchangeably, think of/about:
    I think about/of you all the time.

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    Re: " think of" or "think about"???

    Oh, I see. Thanks

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