What is Give a break?
Give a break definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
(in a human or other conscious being) the element, part, substance, or process that reasons, thinks, feels, wills, perceives, judges, etc.: the processes of the human mind.
Psychology. the totality of conscious and unconscious mental processes and activities.
intellect or understanding, as distinguished from the faculties of feeling and willing; intelligence.
a particular instance of the intellect or intelligence, as in a person.
a person considered with reference to intellectual power: the greatest minds of the twentieth century.
intellectual power or ability.
reason, sanity, or sound mental condition: to lose one’s mind.
a way of thinking and feeling; disposition; temper: a liberal mind.
a state of awareness or remembrance: The poem puts me in mind of experiences both new and forgotten.
opinion, view, or sentiments: to change one’s mind.
inclination or desire: to be of a mind to listen.
purpose, intention, or will: Let me know your mind in this matter before Tuesday.
psychic or spiritual being, as opposed to matter.
a conscious or intelligent agency or being: an awareness of a mind ordering the universe.
remembrance or recollection; memory: Former days were called to mind.
attention; thoughts: He can’t keep his mind on his studies.
Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S. notice; attention: When he’s like that, just pay him no mind.
Roman Catholic Church. a commemoration of a person’s death, especially by a Requiem Mass.Compare month’s mind, year’s mind.
(initial capital letter) Also called Divine Mind. Christian Science. God; the incorporeal source of life, substance, and intelligence.Compare mortal mind.
verb (used with object)
to pay attention to.
to heed or obey (a person, advice, instructions, etc.).
to apply oneself or attend to: to mind one’s own business.
to look after; take care of; tend: to mind the baby.
to be careful, cautious, or wary about: Mind what you say.
to feel concern at; care about.
to feel disturbed or inconvenienced by; object to (usually used in negative or interrogative constructions): Would you mind handing me that book?
to regard as concerning oneself or as mattering: Don’t mind his bluntness.
Dialect. to perceive or notice. to remember. to remind.
verb (used without object)
to pay attention.
to take notice, observe, or understand (used chiefly in the imperative): Mind now, I want you home by twelve.
to be careful or wary.
to care, feel concern, or object (often used in negative or interrogative constructions): Mind if I go? Don’t mind if I do.
to regard a thing as concerning oneself or as mattering: You mustn’t mind about their gossiping.