not think of

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See: disregard
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He hung his head and could not think of anything to say for a moment.
But Tess did not think of this; she took everything as her deserts, and hardly opened her mouth.
Happily Rosamond did not think of committing any desperate act: she plaited her fair hair as beautifully as usual, and kept herself proudly calm.
We must not think of these things, Barbara, lest the thought of them break our courage.
You will not think of quitting it in a hurry, I hope, though you have but a short lease.
He did not think of the warm sun and of the fresh air; he did not care for the little cottage children that ran about and prattled when they were in the woods looking for wild-strawberries.
The axe struck deep into the very pith; the Tree fell to the earth with a sigh; he felt a pang--it was like a swoon; he could not think of happiness, for he was sorrowful at being separated from his home, from the place where he had sprung up.
He did not think of her flesh as flesh, - which was new to him; for of the women he had known that was the only way he thought.
It was very well to say it was no predicament, that the way out was simple, that I had only to leave Venice by the first train in the morning, after writing a note to Miss Tita, to be placed in her hand as soon as I got clear of the house; for it was a strong sign that I was embarrassed that when I tried to make up the note in my mind in advance (I would put it on paper as soon as I got home, before going to bed), I could not think of anything but "How can I thank you for the rare confidence you have placed in me?
I know all the financial figures but I do not think of them.
According to the Daily Express, Farage posted on his Facebook page about his opinion, even as Prime Minister David Cameron said that he could not think of any one else more deserving than Murray to receive the honour after he ended Britain's 77-year wait for a male Wimbledon singles champion.
I say to the residents do not think of yourself but of the children that have to attend the hospital on a regular basis