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    I have something "on my mind" or "in my mind"?

    I have something "on my mind" or "in my mind"?

    Please check.

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    Re: I have something "on my mind" or "in my mind"?

    I have something on my mind. I am distracted, concerned.
    I have something in mind. I have a plan.

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    Re: I have something "on my mind" or "in my mind"?

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    I have something on my mind. I am distracted, concerned.
    I have something in mind. I have a plan.
    I have this problem on my mind.

    I have this plan in my mind.

    Are these correct?

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    Re: I have something "on my mind" or "in my mind"?

    You have on your mind that you will get scolded that is why you are tensed.

    You have in your mind that you will get money that is why you are happy.

    Are these sentences correct as well?

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    Re: I have something "on my mind" or "in my mind"?

    tufguy
    Those are run-on sentences. You need a semi-colon or full-stop before 'that' to separate them.
    "Tense" is an adjective by itself.
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    Re: I have something "on my mind" or "in my mind"?

    You have on your mind. That you will get scolded that is why you are tense. (Google shows that "tense" is a verb as well. Is it wrong to say "why are you getting tensed or she was very tensed?)

    You have in your mind. That you will get money that is why you are happy.
    Last edited by tufguy; 06-Jan-2017 at 06:37.

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    Re: I have something "on my mind" or "in my mind"?

    These last examples are all over the place grammatically.

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    Re: I have something "on my mind" or "in my mind"?

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    You have on your mind. That you will get scolded that is why you are tense. (Google shows that "tense" is a verb as well. Is it wrong to say "why are you getting tensed or she was very tensed?)

    You have in your mind. That you will get money that is why you are happy.
    You have put the full-stops at the wrong place. I meant it to be before the second "that".
    Last edited by tedmc; 06-Jan-2017 at 16:37.
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    Re: I have something "on my mind" or "in my mind"?

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    You have put the full-stops at the wrong place. I meant it to be before the second "that".
    You have on your mind that you will get scolded. That is why you are tense. (Google shows that "tense" is a verb as well. Is it wrong to say "why are you getting tensed or she was very tensed?)

    You have in your mind that you will get money. That is why you are happy.

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    Re: I have something "on my mind" or "in my mind"?

    Please explain me about "tense" as well. (Google shows that "tense" is a verb as well. Is it wrong to say "why are you getting tensed or she was very tensed?)

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