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Italian translation of “mind”

mind

noun
 
/maɪnd/
B1 someone’s memory and their ability to think and feel emotions
mente
She has a very logical mind.
change your mind B1 to change a decision or opinion
cambiare idea
We changed our minds about selling the house.
make your mind up B1 to make a decision
decidersi
I haven’t made up my mind whether to go yet.
bear/keep someone/something in mind to remember someone or something that may be useful in the future
tenere qualcuno/qualcosa in mente
I’ll keep you in mind if another job comes up.
cross someone’s mind If an idea crosses your mind, you think about it for a short time.
venire in mente a qualcuno, passare per la testa a qualcuno
It crossed my mind that she might not want to go.
have/keep an open mind to wait until you know all the facts before you form an opinion about something or judge someone
non pronunciarsi
We’re keeping an open mind about the causes of the fire.
to my mind used to emphasize that you are giving your own opinion
a mio parere
To my mind, the play was disappointing.
have something on your mind to worry about something
essere preoccupato per qualcosa
Jim has a lot on his mind at the moment.
be out of your mind informal to be crazy or very stupid
essere fuori di mente
You must be out of your mind going jogging in this weather.
put/set someone’s mind at rest to say something to someone to stop them from worrying
tranquillizzare qualcuno
Talking to the doctor put my mind at rest.
be in two minds to have difficulty making a decision
essere in dubbio, esitare
I’m in two minds about accepting his offer.
something slips your mind If something slips your mind, you forget it.
sfuggire di mente
I’m sorry I forgot your birthday – it just slipped my mind.
(Definition of mind noun from the Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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