do you mind?
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do you mind
1. An exclamation of surprise or frustration triggered by someone else's actions, especially those considered rude or inappropriate. Whoa, do you mind? Shut the door, I'm getting dressed in here!
2. An inquiry for permission. Do you mind if I open the window? It's getting stuffy in here.
See also: mind
do you ˈmind (if...)?
1 used to ask permission or make a polite suggestion to do something: Do you mind if I smoke? ♢ Do you mind if we discuss this later?
2 (ironic) used to show that you are annoyed about something that somebody has just said or done: This man pushed into me without apologizing so I turned round and said, ‘Do you mind?’ and he looked very embarrassed.