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Example sentences for "think that"

  • My goodness, I don't want you to think that I'd change back again for a million dollars, because I wouldn't.

  • And to think that, strong as they were, they wrote the tender Love seens of his plays.

  • It is tradgic to think that, after having so long anticapated that party, I am now here in sackcloth and ashes, which is a figure of speech for the Peter Thompson uniform of the school, with plain white for evenings and no jewellry.

  • How strange it is to think that we have never danced together before!

  • Maybe you'll think that's an excuse and not a reason.

  • And it added to my bitterness to think that at that moment the villain was dancing--and flirting probably--while I was driven to actual theft to secure the Letter that placed me in his power.

  • What astonishes me is to think that we shall be there the day after to-morrow.

  • That day I bought my last volumes, my last pamphlets, my last papers, and from that time I wish to think that men no longer think or write.

  • And to think that we shall eat that flesh, and that the idiots on board shall not have a crumb!

  • And it is sad to think that a work like that, which ought to have been an international work and which would have sufficed to make a reign illustrious, should have succeeded by the energy of one man.

  • I think that, in the excess of his joy, the Canadian, if he had not talked so much, would have killed them all.

  • It is nicer that we are able to think that, than to be uneasy about her.

  • I know you, with your religious doctrines, think that a married woman in trouble of a kind like mine commits a mortal sin in making a man the confidant of it, as I did you.

  • It was, in one sense, encouraging to think that in a place of crumbling stones there must be plenty for one of his trade to do in the business of renovation.

  • Don't think that, Jude, for a moment, even though you may have said it to sting me!

  • He began to think that he would try and restore himself to his old state.

  • He began to think that he should like to talk with her.

  • He began to think that it would be useless to wait, and got hold of his umbrella and light coat, intending to take these things, any way.

  • Astonished at this change, she thought that the heretofore leader must be ill; but when she saw her in the line, with a distinct expression of something unfavourable in her eye, she began to think that perhaps it was merit.

  • I'm wholesomely ashamed to think that a new dress .

  • To think that I've lived within a mile of this place for six years and have never seen it before!

  • By the bye, Jasper, I'm half inclined to think that crallis is a Slavish word.

  • Now that Roger is to have ten Parnassuses on the road, I am emboldened to think that some of you may encounter them on their travels.

  • He groaned to think that he himself, by his conscientious labours, had helped to put this girl in such a position that he could hardly dare approach her.

  • I think that bookseller is half cracked, anyway.

  • It saddens me to think that I shall have to die with thousands of books unread that would have given me noble and unblemished happiness.

  • In this matter dates are everything, and I think that if we get all of our material ready, and have every item put in chronological order, we shall have done much.

  • I think that it took me an effort and a little time to realize where I was, and that it was Jonathan who was bending over me.

  • But to think that he keeps anything from me!

  • And there are people who know so little as to think that madmen do not argue.

  • Very true, he said: and I think that we had better correct an error into which we seem to have fallen in the use of the words 'friend' and 'enemy.

  • Yet was he troubled to think that men in that danger should so little esteem the kindness of him that so freely offered to help them, both by awakening of them, counselling of them, and proffering to help them off with their irons.

  • Is it meet to think that a little child should handle Goliath as David did?

  • I think that we are all agreed in this matter, and therefore there needs no more words about it.

  • I hold it cowardice To rest mistrustful where a noble heart Hath pawn'd an open hand in sign of love; Else might I think that Clarence, Edward's brother, Were but a feigned friend to our proceedings.

  • Let your Highness Lay a more noble thought upon mine honour Than for to think that I would sink it here.

  • It might be wise, I began more and more to think that it was wise, but it was not merely worldly wise; it was not merely temperate and respectable.

  • Just as a microbe might feel proud of spreading a pestilence, so the pessimistic mouse might exult to think that he was renewing in the cat the torture of conscious existence.

  • It taught men to think that so long as they were passing from the ape they were going to the angel.

  • And if we wish to exalt the outcast and the crucified, we shall rather wish to think that a veritable God was crucified, rather than a mere sage or hero.

  • We think that we have here reproduced the thing in strict accordance with the text.

  • Let us confine ourselves to prayer, when we think that a danger is approaching us.

  • When I think that Gisele is old Bradford Wagstaff's grand-daughter, I'm thankful he's safe in Mount Auburn!

  • It gave him a curiously close sense of her presence to think that at that moment she was living over her enjoyment as intensely as he was living over his unhappiness.

  • What fun to think that it's tomorrow already!

  • But experience had led him to think that, except at the creative moment, the divine flame burns low in its possessors.

  • To think that I'm flying around up here in a machine built by the lowest bidder.

  • Her pristine dark complexion and round face caused Miles to think that he was potentially guilty of crimes against a minor, but after their first night together, he relented that Marasee knew her business very well.

  • Most people either think, or like to think that a com- puter can think.

  • I think that it's a real possi- bility that there is a group who may be using highly advanced computer equipment as weapons.

  • The above list will hopefully provide you with a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "think that" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this group of words.

    Some common collocations, pairs and triplets of words:
    beat well; better take; circle around; first appeared; quite ashamed; sooner gone; take chances; the ground; think anything; think much; think not; think perhaps; think seriously; think slavery; think that; think things; think thou; think upon; think very; think well; think what; think you; think you will find; thinkest thou; thinking being; thinking that