From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtake/keep/get somebody’s mind off somethingtake/keep/get somebody’s mind off somethingFORGETto make someone stop thinking and worrying about somethingGoing back to work helped take my mind off Ian’s death.Want a game? It might take your mind off things. →mind
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take ... mind off things• My dadsuggested a walk, to take our minds off things.• The wartook people's minds off things.• It will take my mind off things - with no limit on the autobahn.