Here are 10 expressions with “mind” you must know:
Bear/keep in mind – remember, don’t forget.
Ex: Keep in mind that I’m not helping you any longer. From now on, you’re on your own!
Be in two minds – unable to decide.
Ex: I’m in two minds about the job offer.
Be open-minded – willing to consider different ideas.
Ex: You can talk to me about anything. I’m an open-minded person.
Bring to mind – make you remember something.
Ex: This photo brings to mind some happy memories.
Change your mind – make a new decision about something.
Ex: I planned to go fishing but I changed my mind when I heard the weather forecast.
Cross/pass your mind – suddenly occur as a thought.
Ex: I’ve almost forgotten about Jane but she crossed my mind today.
Lose your mind – go mad
Ex: You must remember where you parked your car. Have you lost your mind?
Make up your mind – make a decision
Ex: I can’t make up my mind whether to go on holiday to Greece or Italy.
My mind went blank – suddenly forget everything.
Ex: The teacher asked me a question and my mind went blank, I couldn’t remember anything.
Peace of mind – state of calmness, carefree.
Ex: Peace of mind is more valuable than all the money in the world.
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