Learn how to say Minding correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word mind:
1the element of a person that enables them to be aware of the world and their experiences, to think, and to feel; the faculty of consciousness and thought:
a lot of thoughts ran through my mind
2a person’s ability to think and reason; the intellect:
his keen mind
a person’s memory:
the company’s name slips my mind
a particular way of thinking, influenced by a person’s profession or environment:
he had a deep contempt for the bureaucratic mind
a person identified with their intellectual faculties:
he was one of the greatest minds of his time
3a person’s attention:
employees should keep their minds on the job
a person’s will or determination to achieve something:
anyone can slim if they set their mind to it
1 [often with negative] be distressed, annoyed, or worried by:
I don’t mind the rain
what does that mean, if you don’t mind my asking?
do you mind if I have a cigarette?
[with negative or in questions] (mind doing something) be reluctant to do something:
I don’t mind admitting I was worried
(would not mind something) informal used to express one’s strong enthusiasm for something:
I wouldn’t mind some coaching from him!
2regard as important; feel concern about:
never mind the opinion polls
why should she mind about a few snubs from people she disliked?
I mind the time when he lost his false teeth
3 [with clause, in imperative] used to urge someone to remember or take care to do something:
mind you look after the children
[in imperative] used to warn someone to avoid injury or an accident:
mind your head on that cupboard!
[no object]: chiefly British
mind out—there’s a step missing
[no object, in imperative] informal used to emphasize a command:
be early to bed tonight, mind
[in imperative] be careful about the quality or nature of:
mind your manners!
[with object] North American & Irish pay attention to; obey:
you think about how much Cal does for you, and you mind her, you hear?
4take care of temporarily:
we left our husbands to mind the children while we went out
5 [with infinitive] (be minded) be inclined to do something:
he was minded to reject the application
6 [no object, in imperative] (also mind you) used to introduce a qualification to a previous statement:
we’ve got some decorations up—not a lot, mind you