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Meaning of “take sb's mind off sth” in the English Dictionary

"take sb's mind off sth" in British English

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take sb's mind off sth

to ​stop you from ​worrying or ​thinking about a ​problem or ​pain, often by ​forcing you to ​think about other things: The good thing about ​running is that it ​takes my mind off any ​problems I have.
(Definition of take sb's mind off sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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