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 could 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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If nobody gets round to abolishing the DTI, someone there might usefully bend their mind to what should be done to preserve the manufacturing skills accumulated in Britain over the past two centuries.
Sand later claimed it got to US soldiers fighting in Vietnam and he hoped to bend their minds in the direction of brotherly love.
Let them bend their minds to address poverty's constant companion-unemployment."
This is a hard one for many older handloaders to bend their minds around, but it's true.
Our elected representatives just cannot bring themselves to bend their minds to the practicalities of the taxes they vote through for us.