Идиомы и фразеологизмы английского со словом mind. Страница три

Словосочетания со словом mind. Страница три

in one's mind's eye
In the memory; in the imagination.
In his mind's eye he saw again the house he had lived in when he was a child.
In his mind's eye, he could see just what the vacation was going to be like.
in one's right mind
Accountable; sane and sober.
If you were in your right mind, you wouldn't be saying such stupid things to our boss.
know one's own mind
To no hesitate or vacillate; be definite in one's ideas or plans.
It is impossible to do business with Fred, because he doesn't know his own mind.
make up one's mind
To choose what to do, to reach a decision, to decide finally.
They made up their minds to sell the house.
Tom couldn't make his mind whether he should tell Mother about the broken window or let her find it herself.
Sally is considering several colleges to attend, but she hasn't made up her mind yet.
When are you going to make up your mind about your vacation plans?
To create; direct; invent the central plan for several individuals to follow.
Lenin masterminded the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia./ {n.} A person who supplies the intelligence for a project and
or undertakes its management.
Winston Churchill was the mastermind in the war against Hitler.
mind like a steel trap
A very quick and understanding mind, which is quick to catch an idea.
Henry is not fond of sports, but he has a mind like a steel trap.
A successful lawyer must have a mind like a steel trap.
mind one's own business
To not interfere in the affairs of others.
He finally got tired of her criticism and told her to mind her own business.
mind one's p's and q's
To be very careful what you do or say; not make mistakes.
(From the old U.S. Navy when sailors marked on a board in the bar how many Pints and Quarts of liquor they had taken. It was bad manners to cheat.)
When the principal of the school visited the class the students all minded their p's and q's.
If you wish to succeed you must mind your p's and q's.