“Make up my mind”: idiom meaning.

Make up my mind
Decide what I want. When you have two or more options to choose and you don’t know which one you like more and which one you want to buy for example. Usually used with negative “can’t” make up my mind.

Other examples of “make up my mind” idiom in a sentence

  • I can’t make up my mind whether we should go to the seaside or to the mountains.
  • Have you made up your mind?
  • I haven’t made up my mind yet.

“Make up my mind”: use in context explanation

It’s the woman’s birthday today. Her husband wants to buy her something special. The man thinks a nice underwear will be perfect for this occasion. He goes to his wife’s (and also his) favourite shop and asks the shop assistant to show him various types of clothes. He wants to choose a nice piece of clothing but there are so many of them and he loves them all. He likes looking at them and he doesn’t realise that he’s been standing there for 2 hours. He just can’t make up his mind. It’s just a very difficult decision.