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An example use of thoughts in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… on friday our thoughts are with the …”
the word thoughts occurs in english on average 119.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.