think highly of

think highly of
index recommend, regard (hold in esteem)

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  • think highly of someone — think highly/a lot/of someone phrase to admire and respect someone a lot Everyone there seems to think very highly of her. Thesaurus: to respect someone or something, and to show respectsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • think highly of — think someone to be a good person …   English contemporary dictionary

  • think a lot of someone — think highly/a lot/of someone phrase to admire and respect someone a lot Everyone there seems to think very highly of her. Thesaurus: to respect someone or something, and to show respectsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • think — think1 W1S1 [θıŋk] v past tense and past participle thought [θo:t US θo:t] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(opinion/belief)¦ 2¦(use your mind)¦ 3¦(have an idea)¦ 4¦(remember)¦ 5¦(consider somebody/something)¦ 6 think of/about doing something 7 think twice 8 think… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • highly — high|ly W2S2 [ˈhaıli] adv 1.) [+ adjective, adverb] very highly successful/effective/efficient ▪ a highly successful politician ▪ Tom s mother was highly critical of the school s approach. ▪ highly competitive industries ▪ a highly desirable… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • think — think1 [ θıŋk ] (past tense and past participle thought [ θɔt ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 believe something is true ▸ 2 have particular opinion ▸ 3 consider facts carefully ▸ 4 have something in your mind ▸ 5 remember someone/something ▸ + PHRASES 1. )… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • think — 1 /TINk/ past tense and past participle thought verb 1 OPINION/BELIEF (T) to have an opinion or belief about something: think (that): I think that she should have paid the money back. | Harry thought it was a lousy idea. | I didn t think anyone… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • think — I UK [θɪŋk] / US verb Word forms think : present tense I/you/we/they think he/she/it thinks present participle thinking past tense thought UK [θɔːt] / US [θɔt] past participle thought *** Get it right: think: The verb think is rarely used with an …   English dictionary

  • highly — high|ly [ haıli ] adverb *** 1. ) used before some adjectives to mean very or very well : Williams is a highly competitive player who hates losing. I think it s highly unlikely that the project will be finished on time. a highly motivated… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • highly — [[t]ha͟ɪli[/t]] ♦♦ 1) ADV: ADV adj Highly is used before some adjectives to mean very . Mr Singh was a highly successful salesman... It seems highly unlikely that she ever existed. ...the highly controversial nuclear energy programme. Syn: very… …   English dictionary

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