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to my mind | to my way of thinking

This page is about the conversational phrase to my mind | to my way of thinking

Meaning

You can say this before giving an opinion or saying what you really think.

For example

  • "Wouldn't you like to make more money?"
    "Of course, but to my mind spending time with the kids is just as important."

  • "Everyone should pay the same rate of tax."
    "Well, to my way of thinking that's not fair. The super rich should pay at a much higher rate than the rest of us."

Quick Quiz

You can say "to my mind" or "to my way of thinking" if you're

a. telling someone what you think

b. asking for someone's opinion

c. minding your own business

Contributor: Matt Errey