On second thought // Come to think of it // Hang on a minute

Today we will review three new Expressions. On second thought, Come to think of it, and Hang on a minute. Review the definitions below and then look at the 3 example sentences for each expression. After reviewing the information, try to make your own examples for each expression.

 

EXPRESSIONMEANING
On second thought(used when you have a change of thought)
Come to think of it(used when you have a change of thought)
Hang on a minute/second(used when you have a change of thought)

ON SECOND THOUGHT

#EXAMPLES
1No I'm not hungry...On second thought, yeah I'll take a sandwich please.
2On second thought, let's go to Burger King instead of McDonald's.
3However, on second thought, I think we should talk about it tomorrow.

COME TO THINK OF IT

#EXAMPLES
1Come to think of it, Brandon did say that he had to go there last year.
2Come to think of it, Sarah did pass the exam.
3Come to think of it, we did already talk about this last week.

HANG ON A MINUTE/SECOND

#EXAMPLES
1Hang on a minute, didn't you go there already?
2Hang on a second, didn't we used to date in high school?
3Hang on a minute, how much money do we have again?

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JoaoPaulo Batista da Cunha
JoaoPaulo Batista da Cunha
2 years ago

I Don’t like to have a ingenious brain… one second thought, I like it so mucn

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