The following idioms and expressions are built around the word ‘mind’.
Expressions with MIND
1. Be in two minds about sth
Meaning: to be undecided about something
2. Bear sth in mind/ bear in mind (that)
Meaning: To remember; to consider; to note.
3. Blow someone’s mind
Meaning: To astonish someone, to flabbergast someone
4. Change your mind
Meaning: To change your decision
5. Have in mind
Meaning: To consider, to contemplate, to intend.
6. Make up one’s mind
Meaning: To decide, to reach a conclusion.
7. Never mind
Meaning: It is not important; do not fret; used to reassure or comfort the person to whom it is said.
8. On your mind
Meaning: To be worrying you
9. Out of sight, out of mind.
Meaning: When something is not nearby, it is forgotten about.
10. Slip your mind
Meaning: To be forgotten (Especially events)
11. Speak your mind
Meaning: To say what you think about something directly
12. Give someone a piece of your mind
Meaning: To express one’s opinion strongly; to voice one’s disagreement or dissatisfaction, especially with another person; to scold or rebuke someone.
13. Mind goes blank
Meaning: This is when you forget everything and can’t form a single thought.
14. My mind is made up
Meaning: This means you have already made your choice and implies that you are not open to changing your decision.
15. I have a lot on my mind
Meaning: Speaking of stress, if you have a lot of thoughts, concerns, and worries in your head
16. Takes a load off my mind
Meaning: When you see or hear something that relieves or eliminates one of your worries
17. Put my mind at ease
Meaning: Another way to talk about relief of worries
18. Peace of mind
Meaning: A calm, untroubled emotional state
19. A one-track mind
Meaning: If they tend to think about or focus on one subject all the time
20. (all) great minds run in the same channel
Meaning: Wise or intelligent people tend to have the same ideas or think in a similar way.
21. Great minds think alike
Meaning: A phrase used when one has the same thought or idea as someone else.
22. Cast one’s mind back
Meaning: Think about a specific time in the past/make an effort to remember
23. Cross one’s mind/It never crossed my mind to
Meaning: I never thought about (normally in relation to a solution to a problem)
24. Have half a mind to
Meaning: To be considering doing something (normally something you’re not going to do)
25. Run through one’s mind
Meaning: Something you’re constantly thinking about
26. A meeting of the minds
Meaning: Group of experts meeting to discuss something
27. In a frame of mind
Meaning: In a mental condition
28. No one in their right mind would
Meaning: No sane person would
Meaning: So big/complex that it’s difficult to comprehend
30. A mind of own
Meaning: The propensity or ability to think, act, or form opinions without outside influence.
31. Turn over in mind
Meaning: To think about something.
32. Close your mind
Meaning: Unwilling or unable to consider new ideas, proposals, etc.
33. Flash into mind
Meaning: To enter one’s mind for an instant.
34. Have a mind like a steel trap
Meaning: To be albe to understand or grasp information quickly.
35. Mind your own business
Meaning: Which asks for a respect of other people’s privacy. It can mean that a person should stop meddling in what does not concern that person, etc.
36. Time out of mind
Meaning: The distant past beyond anyone’s memory Or A lengthy duration of time, longer than is readily remembered.