the connections that link the various parts of an event or argument together
he lost the thread of his argument
I couldn't follow his train of thought
How To Use train of thought In A Sentence
- If you don't have to pick up a box or bottle every other minute, you're less likely to lose your train of thought as you're double-checking the shipment against the invoice.
- In the following chapters I will explain the origins of each mechanism of cooperation and interweave this train of thought with my own intellectual journey, one that began in Vienna and then continued to Oxford, Princeton, and now Harvard. SuperCooperators
- He gives up on that train of thought, and unexpectedly returns to a much earlier one, about which he seems to have changed his mind.
- His image perforated my train of thoughts for couple of hours.
- OK I was just responded to by someone who listened to my stuff, cutting my confessional train of thought off.
- When it was discovered that adenine arabinoside (ara-A) inhibited the growth of both DNA and RNA viruses (105), the information started a train of thought. Nobel Lecture The Purine Path To Chemotherapy
- She kicked her feet onto the desk, soiling his pristine papers with her muddy boots with the thick, tar-like muck, glad her train of thought was redirected.
- He should never turn back from a train of thought because it may lead to a heresy, and he should not mind very much if his unorthodoxy is smelt out, as it probably will be. Writers and Leviathan
- It's true to my present train of thought, and is not far aside from my normal voice.
- This week's Forward reports on an interesting interview with him in which his train of thought is on full display: ‘Embattled academic Tony Judt defends call for binational state.’