Use of "thought about" vs "thought of"

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I recently wrote: I saw a poem and thought about John Doe. Should I have written : I saw a poem and thought of John Doe?

asked Jul 30 '13 at 19:33 Sue New member

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About refers to all John represents, while 'of' refers to the person John. So I say you choose which meaning to apply.

link comment answered Aug 17 at 01:36 Rudy Schneer New member

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