changed my mind

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.
See also: change, mind

(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.
See also: change, mind
References in classic literature ?
That's why I changed my mind. This Beecher isn't going to get that idol if I can stop him!"
I changed my mind: it was not liquor that had driven him to this obvious desperation.
"You asked me if I had changed my mind about you, Ralph," she said.
"They've invested a huge amount of hope and fragility into the idea of having a child, so when a birth mum says, 'I changed my mind,' it's cataclysmic."
Sooner the better!!!!" Dave Salisbury: "I have changed my mind when we had the vote I thought it was a good idea.
I have changed my mind and have altered my decisions over the many years of my leadership journey.
"I changed my mind after seeing him acting in a political manner and being polite to President Moon," Jeong said.
It may be unfashionable, but I've changed my mind about changing my mind.
After the Shadow Cabinet approved the move yesterday, he said: "I have changed my mind but I haven't changed my mind on the principles of what the charter is standing for, which is we need to tackle the deficit.
He said: "I was angry at myself because I changed my mind.
"Even though I paid for the [hotel room in Mexico], when I got to the room and changed my mind, I had a right to change my mind.
'I've never really changed my mind during the course of the last few months and have decided I want to see my kids grow up.'
I used to be a firm believer in capital punishment for murder but after a lot of people were wrongly convicted I changed my mind.
"But then I changed my mind, which is my prerogative.
He said: 'I've never really changed my mind during the course of the last few months and have decided I want to see my kids grow up.'