In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(cerebro, intelecto)mindno podía apartar esas imágenes de la mente — she couldn't get those images out of her mind / head
- tiene una mente calenturienta — he has an overactive imagination
- tiene la mente ocupada en muchas cosas — he has a lot of things on his mind
- tiene la mente en otra cosa — her mind's on other things
- de repente me vino a la mente su nombre — her name suddenly came to me
- esas fotos me traen a la mente muchos recuerdos — those photos bring back a lot of memories
- tenía la mente en blanco — my mind was a blank
- no se le pasó por la mente que pudiera ser el culpable — it never entered her mind / occurred to her that he could be the culprit
- tener algo en mente — to have sth in mind
- ¿tienes en mente algún modelo específico? — do you have any specific model in mind?
- tengo en mente comprarme un piso — I'm thinking of buying an apartment
2(persona)mindes una de las mentes más destacadas del país — he is one of the country's most outstanding minds
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