keep (one's) mind on (something)

keep (one's) mind on (something)

To continue thinking about, concentrate on, or remain focused on something. I tried to keep my mind on my work, but I couldn't stop thinking about what Sarah said to me last night. The boss told us to keep our minds on the company's goal after he asked us to start working Saturdays.
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keep one's mind on someone or something

to concentrate on someone or something. He is keeping his mind on Jane instead of his work. I find it hard to keep my mind on my reading.
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keep your mind on something


your mind is on something

think about something; concentrate on something: I’ll write her a letter later. I can’t keep my mind on anything today.Your mind’s not on your work today, is it?
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