Focus on the pronunciation of mean
English definition of “mean”
/min/ v [I/T] (past tense and past participle meant /ment/) (INTEND)
› to say or do something intentionally; intend: [T] I think she meant 8 o’clock, although she said 7 o’clock. [I] I’ve been meaning to call you but I’ve been so busy I never got around to it. › Mean can also be used to add emphasis to what you are saying: [T] She means what she says.