Direct all one’s attention to (achieving something): she’d have made an excellent dancer, if she’d have put her mind to it
More example sentences
- But I'm not surprised - everything Carol has set her mind to achieving, she's accomplished.
- If you put your mind to what you want out of life, and focus your energy on it, she says, there's no reason why good things shouldn't happen.
- She showed them what they could achieve if they just put their mind to it, pulled themselves out of the gutter and developed incredibly arrogant and over entitled attitudes.