have your mind 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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