have (someone or something) in mind
Definition of have (someone or something) in mind
: to be thinking of (someone or something): such as
1 : to be thinking of choosing (someone) for a job, position, etc. They have you in mind for the job.
2 : to be thinking of doing (something) “I'd like to do something special for our anniversary.” “What sort of thing did you have in mind?”
Word by Word Definitions
: some person : somebody
: some indeterminate or unspecified thing
: a person or thing of consequence
: one having more or less the character, qualities, or nature of something different
: in some degree : somewhat
: used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective
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