Idioms: there's something rotten in the state of Denmark -- think over

there's something rotten in the state of Denmark something is wrong, something is strange, there's something fishy Father knew I was tricking him. He said, "Something is rotten in the state of Denmark."
these parts these parts of the country; neck of the woods In these parts, folks don't like federal politicians.
thick (See a little thick)
thick as a brick slow to understand, slow to learn We're all thick as a brick in at least one subject, eh?
thing-a-ma-bob / thing-a-ma-jig name for a strange part, what-cha-ma-call-it If I can get the thing-a-ma-jig in the right hole, this car may start.
things are looking up we are feeling positive, life is better Now that Vic has a job, things are looking up. We feel positive.
think better of it change my decision, decide not to do it We were going to buy a trailer, but we thought better of it.
think nothing of it my help was nothing, no problem, not at all "Thank you for helping us find our lost puppy." "Think nothing of it."
think outside the box think in new ways, imagine, big-sky thinking, think tank Our methods are not working. We need different, innovative ideas - we need to think outside the box.
think over think more about, consider I'm going to think over what you said about keeping the baby.
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