Tom's mother said, "When your teacher tells you to do something, you are expected to mind."
Tamika's friend told Nell that she couldn't concentrate because her mind was always wandering and she couldn't keep it focused on anything.2. A collective or group which reflects public attitudes, etc.: The public mind is not supportive of building the new bridge.
The road was mined with artillery shells making it dangerous to use.
2. To have dug for valuable metals or ore: The men mined for gold in the abandoned mine in the mountain.
The difference between a railway conductor and a school teacher is that the conductor minds the train and the teacher trains the mind.