"what do you think on"

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hi,
please, is it possible to say "what do you think ON him/her/etc"?
is it casual english?
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I'm sure, I think I heard someone talk like this:

1) I am thinking of you;
2) I am thinking about you;
3) I am thinking on you;
4) I am thinking on your problems.

Are they right?
 

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I am thinking of you

or

I am thinking about you

:)
 

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I am thinking of you

or

I am thinking about you

:)


hi Ronbee,
i would like to know what is the difference between these expressions. i know there is a subtle but significant difference, but i don't know what it is.
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JC, let me ask onther question to the teachers:

I think I saw all those sentences somewhere, someone who said:

I am always thinking on you.

It can be wrong, but it's English, some people talk like that and everybody should be aware of all these kind of errors.

I have been thinking on my wife's problems.

A teacher can clarify this for us.

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hi Ronbee,
i would like to know what is the difference between these expressions. i know there is a subtle but significant difference, but i don't know what it is.
thanks.
The difference between "I am thinking of you" and "I am thinking about you" is little or none.
:cool:

However, there is a difference between think of and think about.

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I've been thinking about this one for a while. I had been thinking about what the answer to the question might be, then I realized that the question hadn't been asked. I have decided that I'll answer it anyway. ;-)

think of = occur to
I would have taken the trash out, but I didn't think of it at the right time.​

think of = have an opinion about
What do you think of the new guy?​

From what I know about him so far, he seems okay.​

think about = consider
I have to think about what to do for our anniversary.​

:)
 
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