concentrate the/your mind


: to make one think very clearly
Working under a tight deadline can concentrate the mind wonderfully.

Examples of concentrate the/your mind in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As far as remote working goes, there’s a way of inviting other users into your digital working space to further concentrate your mind. WIRED, 22 Aug. 2022 North Korea's firing missiles over your island nation, the most recent in October, tends to concentrate the mind. Arkansas Online, 26 Dec. 2022 Because, to paraphrase Samuel Johnson, there’s nothing like a crisis to concentrate the mind. Michael Lynch, Forbes, 7 Mar. 2022

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“Concentrate the/your mind.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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