turn (one's) mind to (something)

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turn (one's) mind to (something)

To apply one's attention, focus, and effort to something. I've been turning my attention to my writing again, because I'd been letting it fall by the wayside recently. We need to turn our minds to our defensive strategy if we want to start winning games.
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But he will turn his mind to the Olympics from tomorrow after the puncture added insult to his injury and left him labouring badly to get back on the peloton.
Having performed one healing act, Keegan can now turn his mind to brokering a peace deal between Graeme Le Saux and Robbie Fowler.
And that before he can even turn his mind to the FA Cup semi-final on Sunday, and the replay against Leicester at Hillsbrough on April 16.
Charles, 17, will have to turn his mind to free trade, professionalism in the Olympics and the US military bases in Asia when he competes in the World Schools' Debating Championships.