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

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"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)