take thought or
...back there was the one we were supposed to take. 仔細想一想, 那一條才是我們該走的路 2 a. To bring a thought to mind by imagination or invention: 想過 No one before had thought...
... democracy would be a good idea if it actually took place but examples in many western countries... that it does not matter what voters think or who they vote for, the candidate that those who run the country...
...是--<簡單過去式>表示過去發生而現在已結束的動作或狀態 THOUGHT & TOOK 都是過去式動詞, 很單純的句型