bend (one's) mind

bend (one's) mind

To consider, reflect upon, or think hard about something. If you would just bend your mind, I'm sure you can find a solution to the company's excess costs.
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bend your ˈmind/ˈefforts to something

(formal) think very hard about or put a lot of effort into one particular thing
See also: bend, effort, mind, something