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    Are mind your word and choose your word have the same meaning?

    1) When you have dinner with the kind, make sure you mind your words/choose your word properly.
    2) Please mind your words/choose your word properly as you will not offend anybody.

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    Re: Are mind your word and choose your word have the same meaning?

    The phrases "mind your words" and "choose your words carefully" are very similar in the context of not offending somebody. However, they do not have exactly the same meaning and might convey slightly different messages in a different context.

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    Re: Are mind your word and choose your word have the same meaning?

    Two things to note:

    • 'wordS' in both expressions
    • 'choose' needs an adverb: 'carefully' and 'with care' are the most common collocations


    You can also use 'pick' like 'choose'.

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    Re: Are mind your word and choose your word have the same meaning?

    Afterthought -about your title:

    Are the meanings of A and B the same
    Do A and B mean the same?
    Do A and B have the same meaning?
    Are the meanings of A and B the same?

    But

    Are A and B have the same meaning?



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    Re: Are mind your word and choose your word have the same meaning?

    These two phrases "mind your words" and "choose your words" are very similar though there's a small difference because when you say "mind your words" that means be careful of what you are saying so you won't offend anybody and when you say choose your words you're just telling the person to choose the appropriate word to be formal.

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