of two minds

idiom

US
: not decided or certain about something : having two opinions or ideas about something
I can't make up my mind where to take my vacation: I'm of two minds about where to go.
I'm of two minds about (hiring) him: he seems well-qualified, but he doesn't have much experience.

Examples of of two minds in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Her immigrant parents are of two minds: Dad Inesh (Vik Sahay) understands Sam’s desire to fit in, while her mother, Poorna (Neeru Bajwa), chides her for straying from their traditions and losing her Hindi language. Jen Yamato, Los Angeles Times, 22 Sep. 2023 The liberal opposition is weak, undecided and of two minds about being perceived as hostile to the B.J.P. New York Times, 1 Dec. 2020 That business sector is of two minds on this latest mandate, which Mr. de Blasio said was the first of its kind in the nation. New York Times, 6 Dec. 2021 The public is of two minds about these shifting economic mores. Jon Hilsenrath, WSJ, 12 Aug. 2022 Realistically, your sign is known for being of two minds about most things. Chicago Tribune, 27 Nov. 2022 Lunar scientists tend to be of two minds about the prospect of cheap, frequent private flights to the moon. Rebecca Boyle, Scientific American, 28 July 2022 The book sometimes seems to be of two minds about where this history leaves us. Grayson Clary, Washington Post, 13 May 2022 Adam Scott is of two minds in Apple TV+'s new office thriller Severance: His character has undergone a surgical procedure that blocks him from remembering his home life at work — and vice versa. Dan Snierson, EW.com, 25 Feb. 2022 See More

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“Of two minds.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/of%20two%20minds. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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