Poll: I have half a mind to do it.

I have half a mind to do it.

I am more likely to do it than not.
I am equally likely to do it or not to do it.

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  • Votes: 393
  • Comments: 3
  • Added: March 2005

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Comments:

Ana

This is a very tricky one for non-native speakers!!!

john

Having half a mind to do something has always struck me as implying the unspoken words "but I won't." behind it. If I am to do something I have a mind to do it, or I set my mind to do it

vil

Here is my interpretation: I'm almost inclined to do it.

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