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don't mind (someone)

Don't interrupt what you are doing on account of someone; pay no attention to someone or their words, actions, or behaviors. Don't mind me, I'm just looking for one of my books. Ah, don't mind them! They're just jealous of your success.
See also: mind

don’t mind ˈme


1 used when you ask people to ignore you because you do not want to disturb a meeting, lesson, meal, etc: Don’t mind me. Carry on with your supper.
2 (ironic) used for showing your anger at not being included in something or being asked about something: What’s the matter with Joanna this morning? I opened the window in the office and she said, ‘Don’t mind me, will you,’ in a really unpleasant voice.
See also: mind
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It's someone who does not mind someone else coming onto the farm and being critical and who does not mind having a lot of people coming to open days.
I am a woman and I would not mind someone saying it to me.
For once, you may not mind someone asking what your sign is.