mind-v; 3 Senses

Sense Number 1: care about, be bothered by, be concerned by

NOTE: Be careful about non-verbal uses of NEVERMIND (can be 1 word or 2) as in "Nevermind the pizza, I'll have doughnuts." or "The executives got massive bonuses, nevermind that 10k employees had been fired." In these sentences, NEVERMIND is being used as a conjunction. Syntax Includes: NP1[agent[animate]] MIND NP2[patient[abstract]] NP1[agent[animate]] MIND ADVP NP1[agent[animate]] MIND COMP

Do you mind if I smoke?
He never minded when she came home late from the office.
She doesn't mind that I'm a vegetarian.
Never mind.
I never mind the long lines at the market.

VerbNet: marvel-31.3-2,care-88.1
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: mind.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2

Sense Number 2: take care of; tend

Will you mind the store while I run out for a minute?
She agreed to mind the children if we pay her in pies.

VerbNet: care-88.1
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: mind.02
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3

Sense Number 3: pay attention to; heed, give consideration to, make a note

Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1[agent[animate]] MIND NP2[patient[concrete]]

Mind that first step; it's loose.
You should mind your mother.
I never wanted a big house, mind you, but my husband insisted.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: mind.03
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4, 5, 6