do you mind

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Phrase[edit]

do you mind

  1. Used to politely ask someone for a favour.
    Do you mind if I turn on the radio?
    Do you mind coming into the office for a moment?
    I'd like to borrow a plate. Do you mind?
  2. A rhetorical question used to inform someone that they are being intrusive or annoying.
    Do you mind? I'm trying to work here!

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