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Spanish translation of “mind”

mind

/maind/
the power by which one thinks etc; the intelligence or understanding
mente, cabeza, cerebro
She has a very inquiring mind.
-minded suffix having a (certain type of) mind, as in narrow-minded, like-minded
de mente
mindful adjective (with of) (formal) aware (of); paying attention (to)
consciente
You have to be mindful of everybody’s needs Mindful of the dangers, he proceeded with caution.
mindless adjective stupid and senseless
absurdo, estúpido
mindless violence.
mindlessly adverb
estúpidamente
mindlessness noun
estupidez
mindreader noun a person who claims to know other people’s thoughts.
adivinador de pensamientos
at/in the back of one’s mind being vaguely aware of something
en lo más recóndito de la mente (de alguien)
In the back of her mind, she knew she couldn’t trust him.
be out of one’s mind to be mad
estar loco
He must be out of his mind to want to marry her!
do you mind! used to show annoyance, stop someone doing something etc
¡haz el favor!
Do you mind! That’s my foot you’re standing on!
have a good mind to to feel very much inclined to (do something)
estar por hacer algo, estar decidido a
I’ve a good mind to tell your father what a naughty girl you are!
have (half) a mind to to feel (slightly) inclined to (do something)
estar tentado de
I’ve half a mind to take my holidays in winter this year.
in one’s mind’s eye in one’s imagination
en la imaginación
He could picture the kind of house she lived in in his mind’s eye.
in one’s right mind sane
estar en su sano juicio
No-one in his right mind would behave like that.
keep one’s mind on to give all one’s attention to
estar atento, prestar atención
Keep your mind on what you’re doing!
know one’s own mind (usually in negative ) to know what one really thinks, wants to do etc
saber lo que uno quiere
She doesn’t know her own mind yet about this issue.
make up one’s mind to decide
decidirse
They’ve made up their minds to stay in Africa.
mind one’s own business to attend to one’s own affairs, not interfering in other people’s
meterse en su vida
Go away and mind your own business!
never mind don’t bother; it’s all right
no importa, da igual, no te preocupes
Never mind, I’ll do it myself.
on one’s mind making one anxious, worried etc
en que pensar
She has a lot on her mind.
put (someone) in mind of something to remind (someone) of
recordar
This place puts me in mind of a painting I once saw.
speak one’s mind to say frankly what one means or thinks
hablar sin rodeos, decir lo que uno piensa
You must allow me to speak my mind.
take/keep one’s mind off something to turn one’s attention from; to prevent one from thinking about
distraer
A good holiday will take your mind off your troubles.
to my mind in my opinion
a mi parecer, a mi juicio, en mi opinión
To my mind, you’re better off working here than in most other places.
(Definition of mind from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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