Today we look at the word CONSIDER in English. It is a really great word to use in many half formal situations and can really show that your vocabulary range is of a good quality.
Consider is a great word to use that will or may show someone that your vocabulary range is quite good. It is used a lot by native English speakers who have a good level of English vocabulary but it is really quite simple to use.
Consider is a verb that simply means
- to think about,
- to look at, or
- to judge.
As an example, how to use it:
"You may want to consider all the information before you make a decision"
What this means is: before you make a decision, it may be a good idea for you to think about all the information.
"In order to consider the best job offer, it is a good idea to look at all the benefits and salary"
The main grammar points for the verb consider are:
- past tense: considered;
- past participle: considered;
- gerund or present participle: considering
- noun: consideration
We can also use consider to show regard that someone or something has having a specified quality. For example we can say "I consider him irresponsible"
look attentively at. "he considered the women around the table with wariness