Idiom: half a mind to do something
— My dog had half a mind to eat the steak but she jumped off the table when she heard me coming.
— I have half a mind to tell your father how you speak to me.
— We have half a mind to tell the director that our boss doesn't come in to the office when he's gone.
— I've got half a mind to go professional rather than take this college tennis scholarship.
— I wish I'd had half a mind to travel to Africa when I was younger.
— The policeman had half a mind to arrest the kids for drinking but decided to give them a warning and challenge them to a dance-off instead.
— I had half a mind to drink the milk but it smells a little bit funny so I didn't.
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