Translation of "mind" - English-Portuguese dictionary


noun uk /maɪnd/

B1 someone’s memory and their ability to think and feel emotions

She has a very logical mind.
change your mind

B1 to change a decision or opinion

mudar de ideia/opinião
We changed our minds about selling the house.
make your mind up

B1 to make a decision

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

lembrar de alguém/algo
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.

passar pela cabeça
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

ter/manter a mente aberta
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

ao meu ver
To my mind, the play was disappointing.
have something on your mind

to worry about something

estar preocupado com algo
Jim has a lot on his mind at the moment.
be out of your mind informal

to be crazy or very stupid

estar louco, estar fora de si
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

tranquilizar alguém
Talking to the doctor put my mind at rest.
be in two minds

to have difficulty making a decision

estar indeciso
I’m in two minds about accepting his offer.
something slips your mind

If something slips your mind, you forget it.

fugir da cabeça
I’m sorry I forgot your birthday – it just slipped my mind.

(Translation of “mind noun” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)