have in mind

have in mind
verb
intend to refer to (Freq. 8)
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I'm thinking of good food when I talk about France

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Yes, I meant you when I complained about people who gossip!

Syn: ↑think of, ↑mean
Hypernyms:
associate, ↑tie in, ↑relate, ↑link, ↑colligate, ↑link up, ↑connect
Hyponyms: ↑mention, ↑advert, ↑bring up, ↑cite, ↑name, ↑refer
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s somebody

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have (someone or something) in mind
: to be thinking of (someone or something): such as
a : to be thinking of choosing (someone) for a job, position, etc.

They have you in mind for the job. [=they are thinking of giving the job to you]

b : to be thinking of doing (something)

“I'd like to do something special for our anniversary.” “What sort of thing did you have in mind?”

He had it in mind [=intended] to leave the business to his daughter.

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Main Entry:mind

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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