On Second Thought (Phrase)

Pengertian “on second thought”

On second thought (American English) atau on second thoughts (British English) adalah conversational phrase (frasa percakapan) yang digunakan ketika kamu ingin mengubah keputusan yang telah kamu buat secara tiba-tiba, seringnya sesuatu yang bertolak belakang. Artinya “after thinking about something again” (setelah berpikir lagi tentang sesuatu).

Contoh Kalimat “on second thought”

NoContoh Kalimat “on second thought”
1On second thought, let’s stay here a little longer.
(Setelah dipikirkan lagi, mari kita tinggal disini sedikit lebih lama.)
2Diana said, “Tell him I’m coming.” But then she said, “On second thought, I’ll tell him.”
(Diana berkata, “Katakan padanya saya akan datang.” Namun kemudian dia berkata, “Setelah dipikirkan, saya akan mengatakan padanya.”)
3I thought I’d confront him about his lying, but on second thought I’d rather get him to tell the truth voluntarily.
(Saya pikir saya akan mengkonfrontirnya mengenai kebohongannya, tapi setelah dipikir lagi, saya lebih suka untuk membuatnya mengatakan yang sebenarnya dengan sukarela.)

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References:

  1. On second thoughts. https://www.englishclub.com/ref/esl/Conversational_Phrases/O/on_second_thoughts_4342.htm. Accessed on August 30, 2017.
  2. On second thought. https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20second%20thought. Accessed on August 30, 2017.
  3. Second thought. http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/second-thought. Accessed on August 30, 2017.
  4. On second thoughts – definition and synonyms. http://www.macmillandictionary.com/dictionary/british/on-second-thoughts. Accessed on August 30, 2017.
  5. On second thought. http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/on+second+thought. Accessed on August 30, 2017.

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