take (someone's) mind off someone

take (someone's) mind off someone
take (someone's) mind off (something/someone) if an activity takes someone's mind off their problems, it stops them from thinking about them.

That's the good thing about helping other people - it takes your mind off your own problems.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать курсовую

Look at other dictionaries:

  • take (someone's) mind off something — take (someone s) mind off (something/someone) if an activity takes someone s mind off their problems, it stops them from thinking about them. That s the good thing about helping other people it takes your mind off your own problems …   New idioms dictionary

  • take (someone's) mind off — (something/someone) if an activity takes someone s mind off their problems, it stops them from thinking about them. That s the good thing about helping other people it takes your mind off your own problems …   New idioms dictionary

  • take your mind off something — phrase to make you stop thinking or worrying about something A good night out will help you take your mind off exams. Thesaurus: to make someone less nervous or upsetsynonym Main entry: mind * * * take your mind off sth idiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • take someone's mind off — To distract someone from • • • Main Entry: ↑mind …   Useful english dictionary

  • take (your) mind off someone — take (your) mind off (someone/something) to cause you to stop thinking about who or what is causing worry. That s the good thing about helping other people – it takes your mind off your own problems …   New idioms dictionary

  • take (your) mind off something — take (your) mind off (someone/something) to cause you to stop thinking about who or what is causing worry. That s the good thing about helping other people – it takes your mind off your own problems …   New idioms dictionary

  • take (your) mind off — (someone/something) to cause you to stop thinking about who or what is causing worry. That s the good thing about helping other people – it takes your mind off your own problems …   New idioms dictionary

  • mind — [mīnd] n. [ME mynde < OE (ge)mynd, memory < IE base * men , to think > Gr menos, spirit, force, L mens, mind] 1. memory; recollection or remembrance [to bring to mind a story] 2. what one thinks; opinion [speak your mind] 3. a) that… …   English World dictionary

  • mind — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. consciousness, understanding; intellect; purpose, intention, opinion. See will, desire. v. t. heed, obey; notice, tend; object to. See attention, care, belief, dislike. II (Roget s IV) n. 1.… …   English dictionary for students

  • mind — mind1 W1S1 [maınd] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(ability to think and imagine)¦ 2 change your mind 3 make up your mind/make your mind up 4 have somebody/something in mind (for something) 5 bear/keep somebody/something in mind 6 with somebody/something in mind 7… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”