change your 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 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.
See also: change, mind
References in classic literature ?
There is no persuading you to change your mind, Brandon, I know of old," said Sir John, "when once you are determined on anything.
I'm not going to ask you to change your mind, but I want you to listen to me for a minute.
Tell me one thing, Mary," he resumed; "have I done anything to make you change your mind about me?
I hope that even though I have failed, Major Thomson may persuade you to change your mind.
RETURNS - IN-STORE PURCHASES Retailers sometimes change their returns policies during the sales to state that you can only return goods if they are faulty and not if you simply change your mind.
Make sure that you check the terms and conditions in case they have given you more time to change your mind - many choose to do so.
Only with online bought goods do you have a right to change your mind.
I've mulled it over and I've decided there are certain times when it's right to change your mind.
YOU don't suddenly change your mind as to what your best team is.
Everybody tells you to never change your mind and that's what I did so I was gutted because I thought I had blown a chance for us.
Has a friend ever called you "stubborn" because you absolutely refused to change your mind about a certain issue?
You should be able to change your mind if you feel you're unsure of your decision.
Written under the principle that neither science nor religion alone can hold all the answers to understanding the human condition, Change Your Mind affirms the soul's existence after death with the methodical logic of a scientist--no, the existence of an afterlife cannot be proven per se, but neither can the mystery of conscious awareness within a physical body be explained without the existence of something that transcends the limits of mere matter.
If you change your mind in five years it's going to be a hell of a process to get it off.
First, ask your parents if they've already paid for camp because, if so, they may not want you to change your mind.