English version

take/keep/get somebody’s mind off something

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 something Going 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 thingsMy dad suggested a walk, to take our minds off things.The war took people's minds off things.It will take my mind off things - with no limit on the autobahn.
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