have (one's) mind on other things(redirected from have their minds on other things)
have (one's) mind on other things
To be distracted or unable to focus. Could you repeat that? I'm sorry, I just have my mind on other things right now.
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have your ˌmind on other ˈthings,
your ˌmind is on other ˈthingsnot give somebody/something your full attention because you are thinking about something else: ‘He’s made a few mistakes today. What’s the matter with him?’ ‘He’s got his mind on other things. Family problems mainly.’
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