do you mind? - definition and synonyms

phrase

or if you don’t mind spoken

  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?! I was sitting there!

    If you don’t mind, I’d rather we wait until tomorrow.

See also main entry: mind