bad frame of mind


bad frame of mind
one's mental state (good or bad)

He made sure his boss was in a good frame of mind before he asked him for the time off.


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  • in a bad frame of mind — {adv. phr.} In an unhappy mood. * /Make sure the boss is not in a bad frame of mind when you ask him for a raise./ Contrast: IN A GOOD FRAME OF MIND …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in a bad frame of mind — {adv. phr.} In an unhappy mood. * /Make sure the boss is not in a bad frame of mind when you ask him for a raise./ Contrast: IN A GOOD FRAME OF MIND …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in\ a\ bad\ frame\ of\ mind — adv. phr. In an unhappy mood. Make sure the boss is not in a bad frame of mind when you ask him for a raise. Contrast: in a good frame of mind …   Словарь американских идиом

  • frame of mind — one s mental state (good or bad) He made sure his boss was in a good frame of mind before he asked him for the time off …   Idioms and examples

  • good frame of mind — one s mental state (good or bad) He made sure his boss was in a good frame of mind before he asked him for the time off …   Idioms and examples

  • in a good frame of mind — {adv. phr.} In a happy mood. * /After a relaxing holiday in the Bahamas, the boss was in a very good frame of mind./ Contrast: IN A BAD FRAME OF MIND …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in a good frame of mind — {adv. phr.} In a happy mood. * /After a relaxing holiday in the Bahamas, the boss was in a very good frame of mind./ Contrast: IN A BAD FRAME OF MIND …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in\ a\ good\ frame\ of\ mind — adv. phr. In a happy mood. After a relaxing holiday in the Bahamas, the boss was in a very good frame of mind. Contrast: in a bad frame of mind …   Словарь американских идиом

  • frame — [frām] vt. framed, framing [ME framen < frame, a structure, frame, prob. < ON frami, profit, benefit, akin to frama, to further < fram, forward (akin to OE fram, FROM); some senses < OE framian, to be helpful: see FURNISH] 1. to shape …   English World dictionary

  • mind — 1 /maInd/ noun BRAIN/THINKING PROCESS 1 (C, U) the part of a person, usually considered to be their brain, that they use to think and imagine things: I have a picture of him in my mind tall, blond and handsome. | I don t know what s going on in… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English