never mind significado, never mind definición | diccionario de inglés definición



[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?'—`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.  
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.  
I don't mind      convention  
`Which one of these do you want?'—`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.  
mind how you go      convention  
(=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.'—`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  
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.'—`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  
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.  
never you mind      convention  
`Where is it?'—`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...     
    to mind your own business  
Traducción diccionario Collins Inglés Cobuild  


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  
   always, aye     (Scot.)   constantly, continually, every time, forever, perpetually, without exception  

boundless, ceaseless, constant, continual, continuous, eternal, everlasting, incessant, interminable, nonstop, perpetual, persistent, relentless, unbroken, unceasing, unchanging, uninterrupted, unremitting  
hire-purchase     (Brit.)   H.P.     (Brit.)  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

! do your work well and never mind the critics n.
bien faire et laisser dire

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expression meaning "things never change"
someone who re-posts a genuine online listing for a book at an inflated price on another website. If someone buys from the bookjacker, he buys the book from the original seller and provides him with the address of the customer. The bookjacker never sees or handles the book, but collects his margin.
[Bus.] Syn. dropshipper.
a person who thinks about being an entrepreneur or starting a business but never gets started.
expression used to encourage someone to say what is on their mind, what is bothering them
expression used to encourage someone to share with you what's on his mind
mind about smth./smb.; be disturbed by smth./smb.
E.g.: She has a beef with people smoking next to her.
to concentrate and to sacrifice
avoir une mémoire d'éléphant
bon coq n'a jamais trop de poules
enfant haï ne sera jamais beau
faire l'aumône n'allège jamais la bourse
de méchant fondement jamais bon bâtiment
envieux meurent, mais envie ne meurt jamais
de mauvais grain jamais de bons pains
bon ouvrier ne viendra jamais tard à son travail
celui qui hésite n'atteindra jamais Jerusalem
en juin, beau soleil qui donne n'a jamais tué personne
de fortune et de santé il ne faut jamais se vanter
un bon renard ne mange jamais les poules de son voisin
celui qui oublie ses racines n'atteint jamais sa destination
celui qui tient la plume ne s'inscrit jamais parmi les coupables
cent<<non>> font moins mal qu'un <<oui >> jamais tenu
in hiver comme en été, jamais samedi ne s'est passé que le soleil n'y ait mis son nez
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