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English definition of “set/put your mind to sth”

set/put your mind to sth

C1 to decide you are going to do something and to put a lot of effort into doing it: If you'd just put your mind to it, I'm sure you could do it.Effort and expending energyTrying and making an effort
(Definition of set/put your mind to sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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