have in mind someone

have in mind someone
have in mind (someone/something) to think about someone or something as being right for a particular situation.

What job did the president have in mind for the former senator?

The costumes were exactly what he had in mind.

She would say only that they had ambitious projects in mind.

Related vocabulary: have half a mind to do something

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  • have in mind something — have in mind (someone/something) to think about someone or something as being right for a particular situation. What job did the president have in mind for the former senator? The costumes were exactly what he had in mind. She would say only that …   New idioms dictionary

  • have in mind — (someone/something) to think about someone or something as being right for a particular situation. What job did the president have in mind for the former senator? The costumes were exactly what he had in mind. She would say only that they had… …   New idioms dictionary

  • have in mind — verb intend to refer to (Freq. 8) I m thinking of good food when I talk about France Yes, I meant you when I complained about people who gossip! • Syn: ↑think of, ↑mean • Hypernyms: ↑associate, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • have half a mind to do something — have half a mind to (do something) to consider possibly doing something. He had half a mind to go home, but most likely no one would be there until much later. Related vocabulary: have in mind someone/something …   New idioms dictionary

  • have half a mind to — (do something) to consider possibly doing something. He had half a mind to go home, but most likely no one would be there until much later. Related vocabulary: have in mind someone/something …   New idioms dictionary

  • mind — [mīnd] n. [ME mynde < OE (ge)mynd, memory < IE base * men , to think > Gr menos, spirit, force, L mens, mind] 1. memory; recollection or remembrance [to bring to mind a story] 2. what one thinks; opinion [speak your mind] 3. a) that… …   English World dictionary

  • have — [ weak əv, həv, strong hæv ] (3rd person singular has [ weak əz, həz, strong hæz ] ; past tense and past participle had [ weak əd, həd, strong hæd ] ) verb *** Have can be used in the following ways: as an auxiliary verb in perfect tenses of… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • mind — ► NOUN 1) the faculty of consciousness and thought. 2) a person s intellect or memory. 3) a person identified with their intellectual faculties. 4) a person s attention or will. ► VERB 1) be distressed or annoyed by; object to. 2) …   English terms dictionary

  • have — [hav; ] also, as before [ “] to [ haf] vt. had [had; ] unstressed [, həd, əd] having [ME haven (earlier habben) < OE habban, akin to OHG haben, ON hafa, Goth haban < IE base * kap , to grasp > Gr kaptein, to gulp down, L capere, to take …   English World dictionary

  • mind — mind1 W1S1 [maınd] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(ability to think and imagine)¦ 2 change your mind 3 make up your mind/make your mind up 4 have somebody/something in mind (for something) 5 bear/keep somebody/something in mind 6 with somebody/something in mind 7… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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