thought的读音是：英 [θɔːt] 美 [θɔːt]
1、所想之事 sth you think 想法；看法；主意；记忆
I don't like the thought of you walking home alone.
2、thoughts [pl.] 心思；思想
My thoughts turned to home.
A good teacher encourages independence of thought.
I've given the matter careful thought.
Spare a thought for those without enough to eat this winter.
have second thoughts
to change your opinion after thinking about sth again
on second thoughts
NAmE on second thought
used to say that you have changed your opinion
I'll wait here. No, on second thoughts, I'll come with you.
without a second thought
immediately; without stopping to think about sth further
He dived in after her without a second thought.
collect yourself/your thoughts
to try to control your emotions and become calm
I'm fine─I just need a minute to collect myself.
to prepare yourself mentally for sth
She paused to collect her thoughts before entering the interview room.
food for thought
an idea that makes you think seriously and carefully
a penny for your thoughts
a penny for them
used to ask sb what they are thinking about
perish the thought
used to say that you find a suggestion unacceptable or that you hope that sth will never happen