set one's mind on

set (one's) mind on (something)

To be resolutely or inflexibly determined to do or acquire something. When I was a little boy, I set my mind on becoming a fighter pilot. When Janie sets her mind on a new toy, she won't give us a moment's peace until we buy it for her.
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set one's mind on

see under put one's mind to.
See also: mind, on, set