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    Word problem

    In the sentence "Had you told me earlier, I wouldn't have MINDED to do it", what can I use in place of word 'minded'. Because it doesn't fit here. Minded has different meanings, none of which is suitable here.

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    Re: Word problem

    Quote Originally Posted by Ruchika Birla View Post
    In the sentence "Had you told me earlier, I wouldn't have MINDED to do it", what can I use in place of word 'minded'. Because it doesn't fit here. Minded has different meanings, none of which is suitable here.
    Why doesn't it fit there? There must be something else about the context which makes you say that. In BrE, it would be "Had you told me earlier, I wouldn't have minded doing it" but the use of "minded" is still fine. There, it means "I would have done it quite happily".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Word problem

    From Macmillan Dictionary:

    not mind doing something to be happy or willing to do something

    I don't mind going if no one else wants to.
    This meaning of "mind" is the one I believe fits best in your sentence.
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Re: Word problem

    Yes I want to convey the same thing, 'that i would have done it quite happily'. So minded word fits.

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