bend (one's) mind

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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.
See also: bend, mind

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
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He took LSD and cannabis while staying in a woodland camp, and their effect was to bend his mind - and cause him to put a rope around his neck.
LEAVING FOREVER My son can look me level in the eyes now, and does, hard, when I tell him he cannot watch chainsaw murders at the midnight movie, that he must bend his mind to Biology, under this roof, in the clear light of a Tensor lamp.