Definition of be in two minds in English:

be in two minds

(North American be of two minds)

phrase

  • Be unable to decide between alternatives.

    ‘I'm in two minds whether to go back’
    • ‘The government clearly seems to be of two minds about how quickly it wants to move and how much it wants to move.’
    • ‘I was in two minds whether to write this blog or not.’
    • ‘Of course, the president has always appeared to be of two minds about reading.’
    • ‘I was in two minds about whether I should go or not.’
    • ‘After the tsunami, they were in two minds about the trip, but finally decided to not only undertake the journey but also make common cause with the victims.’
    • ‘I was in two minds whether to go banging on doors to ask people why they were opposed to the location.’
    • ‘Ever since then, Republicans have been of two minds about how to respond.’
    • ‘When I was at York School of Art, I was in two minds about whether to go into graphics or theatre design.’
    • ‘He also studied law at the Bar and was in two minds whether to practice or not when he was promoted to the position of assistant principal after qualifying.’
    • ‘Since being asked to join the new government last week, Tzeng has been of two minds whether to take accept Chen's offer or stay at the university.’
    be undecided, be uncertain, be unsure, be hesitant, be ambivalent, hesitate, waver, vacillate, dither, be on the horns of a dilemma
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