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mind

  
[2]     ( minds    3rd person present)   ( minding    present participle)   ( minded    past tense & past participle  )   (VERB USES)  
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1       verb   If you do not mind something, you are not annoyed or bothered by it.  
usu with brd-neg  
I don't mind the noise during the day...      V n/-ing  
Do you mind being alone?...      V n/-ing  
I hope you don't mind me calling in like this, without an appointment...      V n -ing  
It involved a little extra work, but nobody seemed to mind.      V  
2       verb   You use mind in the expressions `do you mind?' and `would you mind?' as a polite way of asking permission or asking someone to do something.,   (politeness)    Do you mind if I ask you one more thing?...      V if  
Would you mind waiting outside for a moment?...      V -ing  
`Would you like me to read that for you?'<emdash>`If you wouldn't mind, please.'      V  
3       verb   If someone does not mind what happens or what something is like, they do not have a strong preference for any particular thing.  
with brd-neg  
I don't mind what we play, really...      V wh  
4       verb   If you tell someone to mind something, you are warning them to be careful not to hurt themselves or other people, or damage something.  
  (BRIT)   usu imper   (=watch)  
Mind that bike!      V n  
in AM, usually use watch     
5       verb   You use mind when you are reminding someone to do something or telling them to be careful not to do something.  
  (BRIT)   only imper   (=watch)  
Mind you don't burn those sausages.      V that  
in AM, usually use make sure, take care     
6       verb   If you mind a child or something such as a shop or luggage, you look after it, usually while the person who owns it or is usually responsible for it is somewhere else.  
  (BRIT)  
Jim Coulters will mind the store while I'm away.      V n  
in AM, usually use take care of, watch     
7    If you are offered something or offered a choice and you say `I don't mind', you are saying politely that you will be happy with any of the things offered.  
  (BRIT)  
I don't mind      convention  
  (formulae)   
`Which one of these do you want?'<emdash>`I don't mind.'     
8    You say `Don't mind me' to apologize for your presence when you think that it might embarrass someone, and to tell them to carry on with what they were doing or about to do.  
don't mind me      convention  
9    You use don't mind in expressions such as don't mind him or don't mind them to apologize for someone else's behaviour when you think it might have offended the person you are speaking to.  
don't mind him/her etc      phrase   PHR n  
Don't mind the old lady. She's getting senile.     
10    Some people say `Mind how you go' when they are saying goodbye to someone who is leaving.  
  (BRIT)  
INFORMAL  
mind how you go      convention  
  (formulae)   
(=take care)  
11    People use the expression if you don't mind when they are rejecting an offer or saying that they do not want to do something, especially when they are annoyed.  
if you don't mind      phrase   PHR with cl     (feelings)    `Sit down.'<emdash>`I prefer standing for a while, if you don't mind.'...     
12    You use mind you to emphasize a piece of information that you are adding, especially when the new information explains what you have said or contrasts with it. Some people use mind in a similar way.  
mind (you)      phrase   PHR with cl     (emphasis)    They pay full rates. Mind you, they can afford it..., You need a bit of cold water in there to make it comfortable. Not too cold, mind.     
13    You say never mind when you are emphasizing that something is not serious or important, especially when someone is upset about it or is saying sorry to you.  
never mind             convention  
  (emphasis)   
14    You use never mind to tell someone that they need not do something or worry about something, because it is not important or because you will do it yourself.  
never mind      phrase   oft PHR n/wh  
`Was his name David?'<emdash10001`No I don't think it was, but never mind, go on.'..., Dorothy, come on. Never mind your shoes. They'll soon dry off..., `Fewter didn't seem to think so.'<emdash>`Never mind what Fewter said.'     
15    You use never mind after a statement, often a negative one, to indicate that the statement is even more true of the person, thing, or situation that you are going to mention next.  
never mind sth      phrase  
  (emphasis)   
I'm not going to believe it myself, never mind convince anyone else...     
16    You use never you mind to tell someone not to ask about something because it is not their concern or they should not know about it.  
SPOKEN  
never you mind      convention  
`Where is it?'<emdash>`Never you mind.'     
17    If you say that you wouldn't mind something, you mean that you would quite like it.  
sb wouldn't mind sth/doing sth      phrase   PHR n/-ing  
I wouldn't mind a coffee...     
18   
    to mind your own business  
    business  
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never

  
  
at no time, not at all, not for love nor money     (informal)   not on your life     (informal)   not on your nelly     (Brit. slang)   no way, on no account, under no circumstances  
  
Antonyms     
   always, aye     (Scot.)   constantly, continually, every time, forever, perpetually, without exception  


never-ending     
boundless, ceaseless, constant, continual, continuous, eternal, everlasting, incessant, interminable, nonstop, perpetual, persistent, relentless, unbroken, unceasing, unchanging, uninterrupted, unremitting  
never-never     
hire-purchase     (Brit.)   H.P.     (Brit.)  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

Diccionario colaborativo     Inglés Cobuild
exp.
expression meaning "things never change"
exp.
vous ne m'en voudrez pas si je vous demande pourquoi ?
do you mind my asking why you are so late? = vous ne m'en voudrez pas / puis-je vous demander pourquoi vous êtes si en retard ?
exp.
mind about smth./smb.; be disturbed by smth./smb.
E.g.: She has a beef with people smoking next to her.
n.
a person who thinks about being an entrepreneur or starting a business but never gets started.
n.
attempting to view the GOD(s) machine, speaking your mind truthfully, giving your opinion mindfully, having thought you were someone and not a person.
v.
to picture in your mind a person,place, thing, or event using only your imagination.
exp.
expression used to encourage someone to say what is on their mind, what is bothering them
exp.
expression used to encourage someone to share with you what's on his mind
n.
to concentrate and to sacrifice

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