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hidehoida

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The meaning of "an empty/ a vacant mind"
« on: October 08, 2013, 03:32:45 am »
I have a question about the meaning of "an empty/ a vacant mind."   When you say about a person whose mind does not have any definite experience of something or have any clear picture of their present or future life,  is it possible to use the expression of "an empty/ a vacant mind"?  To put in another way, I would like to know when you use this expression.  Thanks in advance.  Hideho

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Re: The meaning of "an empty/ a vacant mind"
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2013, 11:02:02 am »
Yes - you could do. It basically means that the person is not thinking.

Before I start a new task I like to empty my mind (of all other things).

I tried to answer the exam question; but my mind was completely vacant.

---- I am moving this topic to language questions.
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Re: The meaning of "an empty/ a vacant mind"
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2013, 05:39:05 am »
Mr Duncan Baker, many thanks for your answer. It helped me very much. Thank you again.  Hideho