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 Meanings and Examples of THOUGHT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
thought
 v.  past tense and past participle of THINK
 n.  an individual act or product of thinking
 n.  the organized beliefs of a period, group, or individual
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  At length the thought of you crossed my mind.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 16
2  By thought supplied, or any interest.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 18
3  "I married him because I thought he was a gentleman," she said finally.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 2
4  "I thought you might be here," she responded absently as I came up.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 3
5  I thought they'd be a nice durable cardboard.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 3
6  I thought you knew, old sport.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 3
7  He thought you might be offended.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 4
8  One of the papers said they thought the rain would stop about four.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 5
9  I thought for a moment he was going to shake hands.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 5
10  She thought I knew a lot because I knew different things from her.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 8
11  I thought you were rather an honest, straightforward person.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 9
12  He started at a thought that suddenly occurred to him.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVII. THE PASTOR AND HIS PARISHIONER
13  So let thy mother take no thought, save for herself and thee.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XXII. THE PROCESSION
14  He then really thought himself equal to it.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1
15  Elinor thought it wisest to touch that point no more.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 12
Example Sentence: (208 in 14 pages)
16  I've brought with me an article from yesterday's paper that I thought might amuse you.
17  I thought that article was written at a very superficial level.
18  He was peeved because we didn't ask him what he thought about the idea.
19  I was rather daunted by the thought of addressing such an audience.
20  What one describes in the books is one's thought in his mind.
21  A Christmas greeting and good wishes to you who is thought about all the year through.
22  He thought he had better track this wolf and kill it.
23  The thought occurred to me that he might not be telling the truth.
24  She thought the diamond was lost until she saw something glinting on the carpet.
25  Her voice began to quaver and I thought she was going to cry.
26  Leon's dog was sitting by the door whining, so I thought I'd better take it for a walk.
27  The talent of success is nothing more than doing well whatever you do without a thought of fame.
28  The talent of success is nothing more than doing well whatever you do without a thought of time.
29  I thought I could detect a slight West Country accent.
30  I thought that my upbringing was "normal", whatever that is.