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Translation of "mind" - English-Portuguese dictionary

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 mudar de ideia/opinião We changed our minds about selling the house.
make your mind up
B1 to make a decision decidir-se 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.
(Definition of mind noun from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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