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occupy somebody’s mind/thoughts/attention

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoccupy somebody’s mind/thoughts/attentionoccupy somebody’s mind/thoughts/attentionTHINK ABOUTif something occupies your mind etc, you think about that thing more than anything elsepreoccupy Work will occupy your mind and help you forget about him. occupy
Examples from the Corpus
occupy somebody’s mind/thoughts/attentionWhile she waited, she tried to occupy her mind with pleasant thoughts of the vacation.
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