Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Mind"

The meaning of "Mind" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does Get your mind out of the gutter. mean?
A: It means stop thinking dirty thoughts.
Q: What does You can break his mind. mean?
A: Make him go crazy/mad
Q: What does Losing my mind mean?
A: similar to going crazy
Q: What does "So... don't feel too bad about it. In the minds of many - perhaps even most - you have the better half of the bargain." mean?
A: I believe that he is saying that American accents have a particular stereotype of being more relaxed, interesting, and exotic, but not sophisticated. It depends on if you want to be seen as fun and interesting, or sophisticated. If you want to be sophisticated, he is saying that the British probably will not think you are sophisticated. However, he is saying that because you have an American accent, many British people will see you as having a benefit.
Q: What does "keep an open mind" mean?
A: Remain open to new ideas

Example sentences using "Mind"

Q: Please show me example sentences with mind.
A: Have you lost your mind?
He's out of mind
I'm out of my mind
Q: Please show me example sentences with to mind.
A: Some idioms & common phrases using "mind":

1) Mind your manners! (= Be courteous/polite!)

2) A: Please take another cookie.
B: I don't mind if I do! (= thanks, I will)

3) A. I'd like to buy a gift for my husband.
B: What do you have in mind? (Do you have an idea of what you want to get him?)

4.) Mind the steps! (Watch out for the steps! -- don't trip!)

5.) I have half a mind to leave without you! ( = Be careful! ... I just might leave without you! -- It indicates the speaker is angry or frustrated.)

6.) Mind the nanny! (Obey the nanny!)

7.) Have you lost your mind? (= are you crazy?)

8.) He broke up with his girlfriend because she played too many mind games with him. (Mind games are a psychological behavior used by people to control others or make others feel inferior by keeping them off-balance.)

9.) A: I accidentally broke your teacup.
B. I don't mind. It was ugly. ( here, "mind" means "care")


Q: Please show me example sentences with mind piece.
A: 英語で「peace of mind」の方が自然だと思う
例: I had peace of mind knowing that my son was safe.

It gave me peace of mind to have finished my assignments!

でも、「piece of one's mind」は「peace of mind」と比べて違う

例えば: I gave John a piece of my mind.
この意味はちょっと攻撃的だと思う
It means that you got angry at John, that is, you told him what you really thought about him (or something relating to him)
Q: Please show me example sentences with take your mind off.
A: play some soothing music,that should take your mind off of it.
Q: Please show me example sentences with your mind starts to wonder.
A: The expression: "wander", not "wonder." When a mind "wanders", it follows a little path of thoughts. This is like a person "wandering." "Wandering" = exploring.

"In math class, my mind starts to wander."
"I saw her bra-strap, and my mind started to wander."
"My mind wandered off when my friend started talking about his problems."

A person can "wonder." This means "question", "think about", or "marvel at."

Example: "Thomas Edison wondered at the possibilities of telecommunications."

Synonyms of "Mind" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between mind and spirit (in the following sentence) ?
A: Mind = human thoughts, brain
Spirit = human soul, can be religious
Q: What is the difference between What's on your mind? and What's in your mind? ?
A: On your mind - you assume something is bothering(upsetting) that person. It makes it sound like it is a burden.

A: I can't focus today
B: What's on your mind?

in your mind - you assume there's some idea that the other person wants to share

A: Let's go somewhere to eat
B: what's in your mind?

However "What do you have in mind" is more commonly used than "what's in your mind" and sounds better.
Q: What is the difference between mind and mindset and thought ?
A: Mind has several meanings, but in relation to thought it is what does the thinking.

"What do you have in mind?" = what are you thinking?
"I have changed my mind." = now I think differently.

Mindset is one's point of view or approach. How one tends to look at things.

"She has an unusual mindset."

Thought is a noun or verb meaning "think".

"I just had a strange thought."
"I thought I saw you in Osaka yesterday."
Q: What is the difference between It's all in the mind and It's your imagination ?
A: "It's all in your head" -- You're imagining it, and maybe are becoming insane.
"It's (just) your imagination" -- You're imagining it, it can't be real.

Ex. "John, what was that noise? It sounded like footsteps."
"I didn't hear anything. It's just your imagination."

Ex. "John, do you see that? It looks like a dragon!"
*John looks and doesn't see anything*
"I don't see anything. It's all in your head."
Q: What is the difference between Never mind. and Don't care. and Don't worry. ?
A: "Never mind" ... Is something you say if you want the speaker to disregard what you just said. For me, if I have to say the same thing over and over again because the other person didn't hear me, I will get tired of repeating and say, "never mind".

"Don't care" ... Maybe someone asks you what you want to eat for lunch, but you don't know or are in the mood to eat anything, so you could say, "I don't care."

"What do you want to do today?" your friend asks.
"I don't care," you say.

Translations of "Mind"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? ‎"He keeps in mind not to ask the persons look busy for direction."
A: He keeps in mind not ask the people who look busy for directions. -- grammatically correct.
He remembers not to ask the busiest looking people for directions. -- maybe a little more natural.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I've made up my mind to can speak in Engrish.
A: I've made up my mind.
I am going to learn English.
I can speak English.
I've decided I will learn to speak English.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? “How much do you have in mind?” Does this sound natural? Some one ask me for negotiation and I’m asking his price.
A: Yep that's perfectly natural -
“How much do you have in mind?”
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? 自分が何をしたいのか、何をすべきなのかわからなくなってずっと考えていました。 I was lost my mind. I didn’t know what I want and what should I do. I needed time to think/consider.
A: I spent the whole time considering what I wanted to do, and what I should do.

いかがですか?
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? 使头脑清醒(be clear in mind?)
A: Be clearheaded. Or simply to stay calm and collected.

Other questions about "Mind"

Q: I changed my mind does this sound natural?
A: the only thing that sounds unnatural is ‘changed’
it almost sounds like you’re saying ‘changing’

are you saying ‘change-edd’?

other than that, it sounds perfect.
Q: What does "mind you" mean in this sentence?

My uncle explained to Old Cotter, 'The boy and Father Flynn were great friends. The old fellow taught him a great deal, mind you, and they say he had a great fondness for him.'
A: "mind you" and also "keep in mind" basically means remember. It's telling the listener to remember that detail.

"The old fellow taught him a great deal, mind you, and they say he had a great fondness for him."

The speaker wants the listener to remember that the old fellow taught him a great deal.
Q:
It slipped my mind. does this sound natural?
A: Don't forget that the sentence you gave is in past because of the "-ed" at the end of "slippED"
Q: I am not good at expressing what I am thinking since I was little and I did not get used to letting my mind off me.
does this sound natural?
A: "Since I was little, I haven't been good at expressing my thoughts, and I'm not used to getting my mind off of things."
Q: (Please,correct it )If you ask me: what comes to your mind when you see this pic ? I'd say that I was not the best uncle you'll probably see but it brings me good memories.. It reminds me of the nights I would wake up to rock them while my sis was sleeping to go working out in morning does this sound natural?
A: If you ask me "what comes to your mind when you see this pic?" I'd say that I was not the best uncle you'd probably see but it brings me good memories.It reminds me of the nights I would wake up to rock them while my sis was sleeping because she had to go to work in the morning.

This sounds a bit more natural.

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