change (one's) mind

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change (one's) mind

1. To change one's original opinion, choice, or plan. Politicians get criticized for flip-flopping, but I think we should value the ability to change one's mind on an issue. I guess he changed his mind and decided to go to the beach instead.
2. To persuade or cause one to change one's original opinion, choice, or plan. I never liked mushrooms before, but you really changed my mind with this dish. He's set on buying that car. Don't bother trying to change his mind.
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change someone's mind

to cause a person to think differently (about someone or something). Tom thought Mary was unkind, but an evening out with her changed his mind. I can change my mind if you convince me that you are right.
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(I) changed my mind.

I have reversed my previous decision or statement. Tom: I thought you were going to Atlanta today. Bill: I changed my mind. I'm leaving tomorrow. Mary: I thought that this room was going to be done in red. Sue: I changed my mind.
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change one's mind

Alter one's views or intentions, as in I can always change my mind about going on this trip. [Early 1600s]
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change your ˈmind

change your decision or opinion: He was intending to go to the party but now he’s changed his mind and decided to stay in.
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change (one's) mind

To reverse a previously held opinion or an earlier decision.
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Shirley doesn't believe the allegations - but will she change her mind after she's spoken to her son?
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makers of fine china and silver says, "One of the many things we've learned is that a woman should have the right to change her mind.
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Korenstein, however, said she has no plan to change her mind regardless of the outcome of the election.
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He called it unlikely, however, she will change her mind about retiring.
Any woman, anybody in the world, has a right to change her mind.
There is no indication she will change her mind now.