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Meaning of "to put your thinking cap on" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TO PUT YOUR THINKING CAP ON

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WHAT DOES TO PUT YOUR THINKING CAP ON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of to put your thinking cap on in the English dictionary

The definition of to put your thinking cap on in the dictionary is to ponder a matter or problem.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TO PUT YOUR THINKING CAP ON

to pay cash on the barrelhead
to pay your last respects
to pay your respects to sb
to play favourites
to play for keeps
to play happy families
to play pass-the-parcel
to play the race card
to press
to put it crudely
to put it mildly
to put sth to rights
to put the fluence on sb
to put the mocks on
to put years on sb
to raise unshirted hell
to rights
to rule sb with a high hand
to save one´s life
to say nothing of

WORDS THAT END LIKE TO PUT YOUR THINKING CAP ON

and so on
clap on
clip on
dump on
go down on
hung up on
jump on
keep on
keep tabs on
not to go nap on
off and on
pull on
put money on
rip on
run out on
shed light on
step on
take out on
take up on
turn on

Synonyms and antonyms of to put your thinking cap on in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «to put your thinking cap on» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TO PUT YOUR THINKING CAP ON

Find out the translation of to put your thinking cap on to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of to put your thinking cap on from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «to put your thinking cap on» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

把你的思维帽上
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

para poner su gorra para pensar
570 millions of speakers

English

to put your thinking cap on
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पर अपनी सोच टोपी डाल करने के लिए
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

لوضع سقف على تفكيرك
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

положить ваши мышление цоколя на
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

para colocar sua cabeça para pensar em
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আপনার চিন্তা ক্যাপ লাগাতে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

de mettre votre chapeau de pensée sur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Untuk meletakkan topi pemikiran anda
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ihr Denken Kappe aufgesetzt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

上のあなたの思考キャップを置くために
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

에 당신의 생각 모자 를 넣어
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kanggo nyelehake tutup pikiranmu
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đặt nắp của bạn suy nghĩ về
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உங்கள் சிந்தனை தொப்பி மீது வைக்க
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आपली विचारशक्ती मांडणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Düşünme kapağını koymak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

per mettere il cappello pensante su
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

umieścić czapkę myślenia na
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

покласти ваші мислення цоколя на
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pentru a pune capac de gândire pe
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

να θέσει σκέψη σας ΚΑΠ για
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

jou denke cap te sit op
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

att sätta dig en funderare på
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

å sette din tenkning cap på
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of to put your thinking cap on

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TO PUT YOUR THINKING CAP ON»

The term «to put your thinking cap on» is normally little used and occupies the 131.482 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about to put your thinking cap on

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TO PUT YOUR THINKING CAP ON»

Discover the use of to put your thinking cap on in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to to put your thinking cap on and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Little Women Letters
Perhaps you should take the rest of the day off to put your thinking cap on about what it is you really want to do.” He stopped, and frowned. “What is a thinking cap , by the way, Miss Atwater? I have often wondered.” “It's sort of tall and pointed,” ...
Gabrielle Donnelly, 2011
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Posing In Paradise:
“Ah, that's what I want you to put your thinking cap on for.” “I'd look pretty damn stupid walking about as I am right now with just a thinking cap on, wouldn't I?” “ No, you'd look pretty damn marvellous.” “Blank? What the hell do you mean blank ?
Ted Scott, 2014
3
Mediation: Positive Conflict Management
(to Joe) And I want you to put your thinking cap on, you can wear it forward or backwards,I don't care.Put your thinking cap on.Think about what you have to do to restore some trust. (to Ron and Katherine) And I'd like you two to do the same.
John Michael Haynes, John M. Haynes Gretchen L. Haynes Larry Sun Fong, Gretchen L. Haynes, 2012
4
Alterquest. the Alternative Quest for Answers
You just need to put your thinking cap on and maybe you'll come up with a successful occupation for yourself. I'm not suggesting that all of us can become millionaires but I do think it is possible to start your own business, find your own niche ...
Karen Fiala, 2006
5
Critical Thinking TACTICS for Nurses
At what point do you have to put your thinking cap on when you start patient care ? 2. How do you assess and collect information on your patients, and how would you label the thinking you use to assess and collect information? 3. How do you ...
M. Gaie Rubenfeld, Barbara Scheffer, 2014
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Animal Pursuits: A Frivolous Frolic Through the Puntastic ...
I need you to put your thinking cap on for a minute. D— (interrupting) I don't have one. (then, suddenly twigging to the realization) Is that why you detectives are so clever? You have a thinking cap to help you. OK then, where's yours?
Richard J. Atkinson, 2012
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Neuroengineering The Future: Virtual Minds And The Creation ...
id your first-grade teacher ever tell you to put your thinking cap on? It is unlikely that he thought you would take the idea literally; he was simply trying to get you to pay attention. Somehow, over the years, the concept became reified to the point ...
Bruce F Katz, 2009
8
YOUR ZODIAC HOROSCOPE 2014: Your Zodiac Horoscope by ...
April (Scorpio) Week startng 7th April, 2014 Time to put your thinking cap on and 5nd out beter ways to deal with expenses, job and family maters. Money and career related maters will be your top priority but family will be a close second.
GaneshaSpeaks.com, 2013
9
Mindfulness Workbook For Dummies
In reality, many people may have admired your Sunday lunch offering, but as you' re in an unreflective state, you are unable to see this. Time to put your thinking cap on! Answer the questions Discovering the elements of doing mode.
Shamash Alidina, Joelle Jane Marshall, 2013
10
The World of Unicellular
I appeal to your stinking bodies to leave this perishable earth, otherwise judgment of Great Lord will be inevitable. Fanatics, you've come to chasten us, but you goofed up. You've got no brain-box to put your thinking-cap on! Ha-ha-ha !
Oleg Seriy, Maricabo, Super Aliens, 2011

2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TO PUT YOUR THINKING CAP ON»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term to put your thinking cap on is used in the context of the following news items.
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Know your English — June 28, 2015
What is the meaning and origin of 'put on your thinking cap'? (K Gayathri ... *If you wish to get out of the mess you're in, you need to put your thinking cap on. «The Hindu, Jun 15»
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Time is right to put your thinking cap on
The young American went to California's Stanford University for a two-week course on design thinking, which involves an empathetic and open-ended approach ... «The National, Sep 12»

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