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Sentence Examples With the Word ‘Mean’. Over 50 Sentences


Mean — US. [miːn], UK. [miːn]

Main meanings:

  1. To have a specific intention, purpose, or significance.
  2. To denote or signify something.
  3. To be unkind, malicious, or stingy toward others.
  4. Having a low or inferior quality or value.


10 simple sentences:

  • She can be mean sometimes.
  • He didn’t mean to hurt.
  • What does this symbol mean?
  • That was a mean comment.
  • Don’t be so mean.
  • I didn’t mean it.
  • What do you mean by that?
  • His words mean a lot.
  • I mean to finish this task.
  • What do you mean?


The sentences from movies:

Gosh, Peg do you really mean that? – The Mask (1994)

You mean like a party? – Finding Nemo (2003)

I mean, what happened? – The Dark Knight (2008)

I mean that. – Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

What does it mean? – The Space Between Us (2017)

Does that mean if we lose, we’re out? – Monsters University (2013)

You mean to Mr. Belli about the case? – Zodiac (2007)

See what I mean? – Around The World In 80 Days (2004)

I mean, honestly, weird in so many ways. – Justice League (2017)

What do you mean a game? – Saw X (2023)

What did he mean? – Highlander (1986)

People who mean you harm. – Finch (2021)

I didn’t mean to make fun. – Me, Myself & Irene (2000)

What does that even mean? – Aquaman (2018)

You know what I mean? – The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005)

I didn’t mean it. – Nobody (2021)

I mean it, now. – Serpico (1973)

If you know what I mean. – Spectre (2015)

What do you mean, never lock it? – Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)

I mean, is there someone else? – Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile (2022)

What do you mean off? – Armageddon (1998)

What do you mean? – The Nun (2018)

I mean, they literally gasped. – Signs (2002)

I was really mean at the party. – The Machine (2023)

I mean, I offered him detention. – American Sniper (2014)

I mean about getting married. – Eraserhead (1977)

That doesn’t mean anything. – Stand by Me (1986)

I mean, you could get a job. – Gran Torino (2008)

Big, mean yellow dog. – The Bridges of Madison County (1995)

What’s that supposed to mean? – Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)

I didn’t mean with me. – Unforgiven (1992)

What do you mean, forget the money? – Heat (1995)

I mean thumb wrestling. – The Expendables 4 (2023)

I mean the way he was with you. – Dirty Dancing (1987)

What does ekto gamat mean? – The Fifth Element (1997)

I mean, I’ve had a few of them. – Boogie Nights (1997)

I mean, you go, I go. – Retribution (2023)

No, you mean notorious. – Top Gun (1986)

I mean Yes. – Girl, Interrupted (1999)

What do you mean, your sandwich? – Good Will Hunting (1997)