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mind

verb (BE CAREFUL)    /maɪnd/
B1 [T] mainly UK to be careful of, or give attention to something: [+ (that)] Mind that box - the bottom isn't very strong. Mind (that) you don't bang your head on the shelf when you stand up. Mind (= make certain that) you take enough money with you.old-fashioned Mind your language (= don't use swear words), young lady!Paying attention and being carefulCautious and vigilant mind (out)! mainly UK used to tell someone to move or be careful, or to warn someone of danger: Mind out! We're coming through with the stretcher. 'Hey, mind!' he said when she trod on his foot. Mind out for falling rocks on this part of the trail.Paying attention and being carefulCautious and vigilant mind how you go mainly UK informal said when you say goodbye to someone, meaning 'take care'Welcoming, greeting and greetings Grammar:MindSee moreGrammar:Mind as a verbWe use the verb mind to mean ‘take care or be careful of or about something’, or ‘pay attention to something’. In this meaning, we usually use it in the imperative:See moreGrammar:Mind as a nounThe noun mind refers to the part of a person that enables them to think, feel emotions and be aware of things:See moreGrammar:Mind: typical errorsSee more
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