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An example use of think in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… and I would sit thinking that I think one of the techniques that I used to not …”
Think means to consider or ponder.
the word think occurs in english on average 1250.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that think can be often used in the following areas:
1) communication, information, and media;
2) people, society, and culture;