Question: Would You Mind Meaning?

Would you mind if I ask?

This is a way to carefully ask a question that you’re worried might be rude, but that you want to know anyway.

For example, if you’re visiting someone’s nice apartment and you want to know if you could afford a similar one, you can ask: This is a really nice place..

Do you mind if I ask how old are you?

Pay attention to the word order. It’s not “Do you mind me asking how old are you?” It’s “Do you mind me asking how old you are?” The answer to this can be straight: “I’m 25 years old.”

Can you or would you please?

Or, could you please close the door? A. I don’t see much difference. But I would suppose that “would” is more polite, because it expresses the idea of probability, and of willingness, and of the desire that something be done, whereas “could” is more in the realm of ability (yes I can).

Does mind mean?

1. used for getting someone’s permission to do something. This can either be polite, impolite, or humorous. If someone says it in a loud way, they are showing that they are angry or annoyed. Do you mind?!

Is Would you mind polite?

You can use the phrases “Would you mind” and “Do you mind” + -ing form to ask someone politely to do things. Hiwever, the phrase “Would you mind” is more polite and common (Cambridge).

Would you mind meaning and answer?

“Do you mind…” is a polite way of asking “Can you….” For this reason, it’s usually acceptable to respond to the semantic intent of the question by answering “Yes (I can do that)”, rather than responding to the grammatical form with “No (I don’t mind)”. Native speakers sometimes get confused by this, too.

How do you reply would you mind?

The answer may be “Of course not!” which means “I don’t/wouldn’t mind if you do it”, or “Of course I do (mind)!” which means the reverse. Also, to agree, you may answer “Go ahead!” or “Please, do!” or to disagree, “Please, don’t!” (Then it would be polite to explain the reason for your disagreement) .

Do you mind doing something?

“Would you mind ___ing?” is a good way to politely ask for something that isn’t too much trouble for the other person.

Can I ask you something if you don’t mind?

Both are correct. “If you don’t mind my asking” – Here you’re stating as if “asking” is a noun instead of a verb. You’re asking the listener if he/she doesn’t mind your “asking.” It’s almost as if saying that the person asking the question isn’t the one actually asking it, but the verb itself is the thing asking.

Do you mind if I sit down here?

Looking at the question literally, “Do you mind if I sit here?” prompts the answer no. Meaning, “No, I don’t mind.” It is the same as saying, “There is no problem with you sitting here.” On the other hand, “Do you mind if I sit here?” is sometimes used more figuratively.

Can you or could you or would you?

The most proper way to use these words is to use “could” if you’re not sure if the person is able to do something. … If you know the person is capable of doing what is asked, then it’s better to use “would”.

Do you mind or would you mind?

We use the phrases would you mind + -ing form, and do you mind + -ing form to ask people politely to do things. Would you mind is more polite and more common: … When we ask for permission politely, we can use would you mind if I + past or do you mind if I + present: Would you mind if I turned on this light?

Could you please can you please?

“Could” is the polite form of “can”—so both are correct, but we use them in different situations. We use “can” when we are telling someone to do something. We use “could” when we are making a request. Teacher to students: “Can you please be quiet!”

Do you mind sentence examples?

“Would you mind if we went out to eat?” “Would you mind if I opened the window?” “Would you mind telling me what you’re doing?” “Would you mind being quiet for a minute?”

Would you mind me meaning?

1. Hi Hamed, The phrase “would you mind…” is a way to make a polite request. It’s basically a short way to say, “If it’s not inconvenient, would you please….” When you use “would you mind…” always use the “-ing” form of the verb that you want to person to do.

Do you mind grammar?

We use the phrases would you mind + -ing form, and do you mind + -ing form to ask people politely to do things. Would you mind is more polite and more common: Would you mind opening the window, please? Do you mind turning down the volume a little, please?

What’s the meaning of I don’t mind?

If you are offered something or offered a choice and you say ‘I don’t mind’, you are saying politely that you will be happy with any of the things offered. [British, formulae] ‘Which one of these do you want?’ —’I don’t mind.

How do you reply if you don’t mind?

In general, when someone asks Do you mind and you do not mind, the usual answer is “No, I don’t mind” or “No, go ahead.” Here are some more examples: Question: Do you mind if I open the window?