pron. & a.) Belonging to me; my.
v. t.) To dig into, for ore or metal.
v. i.) A pit or excavation in the earth, from which metallic ores, precious stones, coal, or other mineral substances are taken by digging;
an explosive put in ground or water and detonated by such means as contact, pressure, or a time fuse.
She is a friend of mine.
His car is similar to mine.
He worked in the diamond mines of South Africa.
Your pen is the same as mine.
His answer is different from mine.
The baby put his tiny hand in mine.
When the miners came out of the mine shaft, their faces and hands were completely black.
His opinion is in conflict with mine.
Henry’s room is much bigger than mine.
My father works in a gold mine.
His way of thinking is very similar to mine.
His room is twice as large as mine.
There was no one in the mine when it blew up.
Underneath the coat was a mohair suit the same colour as mine.
I know a woman whose first and last names are the same as mine.
The company has questioned the commercial viability of the mine.
Hundreds of men were thrown out of work when the mine closed down.
He worked in the notoriously unhealthy environment of a coal mine.
She says he had been complaining about the safety of the mine even before the rockfall.
His life is a logical result of his opinions, and mine is a contemptible non sequitur.
The neighbouring house was destroyed, but mine survived just a bit of cost for repair.
The island has been seriously polluted by a copper mine.
Your ideas about the government are different from mine.
Strictly speaking, his view differs a little from mine.
His career, much more than mine, hangs in the balance.
The roof of the mine passage collapsed.
They went over nationwide in search of uranium mines.
All the mines in this area were closed down in the 80’s.
There are an estimated 100 million land mines in 60 countries.
The mines were manned by forced labour from conquered countries.
The children were used as slave labour in gold mines in the jungle.
Since the treaty came into force, the use of antipersonnel mines has largely dried up.
In more serious vein, Daedalus suggests using breathable foam to ventilate coal mines.
Rifle grenades, land mines, dynamite, antitank guns, mortar shells.
He tried to regularize the management of coal mines.
It is well known for its lead mines.
The coal mines of North China are centred in Shanxi Province.
The UN pledged to help supervise the clearance of mines.
The soldiers probed cautiously ahead of them for mines.
Pit ponies were used in most mines at the turn of the last century.
The pension fund was broke, the mines were closed, and it looked like the moon.
Most of my companions on this field trip to the mines are from the Third World.
After the men were down, soldiers from each position would lay out claymore mines.
There were mines for copper, lead, cobalt. nickel, antimony, manganese and uranium.