put your mind to something

put your mind to something
put/set/turn/your mind to something phrase
to decide to do something and try very hard to achieve it

You can do anything if you put your mind to it.

Thesaurus: to make a decisionsynonym
Main entry: mind

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put/set/turn your ˈmind to sth | set your ˈmind on sth idiom
to decide you want to achieve sth and give this all your attention

She could have been a brilliant pianist if she'd put her mind to it.

Main entry:mindidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • put your mind to it — put (your) mind to it to put all your attention and effort into doing something. If you put your mind to it, you could have the job finished in an afternoon …   New idioms dictionary

  • set your mind to something — put/set/turn/your mind to something phrase to decide to do something and try very hard to achieve it You can do anything if you put your mind to it. Thesaurus: to make a decisionsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • turn your mind to something — put/set/turn/your mind to something phrase to decide to do something and try very hard to achieve it You can do anything if you put your mind to it. Thesaurus: to make a decisionsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • set your mind on something — put/set/turn your ˈmind to sth | set your ˈmind on sth idiom to decide you want to achieve sth and give this all your attention • She could have been a brilliant pianist if she d put her mind to it. Main entry: ↑mindidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • bend your mind to something — bend your mind/thoughts/to something phrase to start to concentrate on something Thesaurus: to think carefully or a lot about thingssynonym Main entry: bend * * * bend your ˈmind/ˈefforts to sth …   Useful english dictionary

  • put/set your mind to — (something) : to give your attention to (something) and try very hard to do it You d be surprised at what you can accomplish when you put your mind to it. We can solve this problem if we put our minds to it. • • • Main Entry: ↑mind …   Useful english dictionary

  • put something out of your mind — put someone/​something out of your mind phrase to try to forget about someone or something unpleasant, even if only for a short time Just try to put the problem out of your mind. Thesaurus: to forget, or to try to forgetsynonym Main entry: mind * …   Useful english dictionary

  • put someone out of your mind — put someone/​something out of your mind phrase to try to forget about someone or something unpleasant, even if only for a short time Just try to put the problem out of your mind. Thesaurus: to forget, or to try to forgetsynonym Main entry: mind …   Useful english dictionary

  • put something out of (your) mind — put (someone/something) out of (your) mind to stop thinking about someone or something. Karen can t put the burglary out of her mind …   New idioms dictionary

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