do you mind? (1)
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If someone says this in a friendly way, they're asking for permission to do something.
- A guy came to our table and pointed at the bottle of sauce. "Do you mind?" he said. "Not at all," I replied, "You can keep it."
- I took my tray and found a seat. "Do you mind?" I said. I waited for the shrugs and nods, then sat down with six other inmates.
If someone says "Do you mind?" to ask for permission, they'll
Contributor: Matt Errey