close your mind to something

to refuse to consider something

I tried to close my mind to what was happening.


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • mind — mind1 [ maınd ] noun *** 1. ) count or uncount the part of you that thinks, knows, remembers, and feels things: His mind was full of the things he had seen that day. I need a walk to clear my mind. in someone s mind: I wonder what s going on in… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • close — I UK [kləʊz] / US [kloʊz] verb Word forms close : present tense I/you/we/they close he/she/it closes present participle closing past tense closed past participle closed *** 1) a) [intransitive/transitive] if you close something, or if it closes,… …   English dictionary

  • close — close1 W1S1 [kləuz US klouz] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(shut)¦ 2¦(move parts together)¦ 3¦(shut for period of time)¦ 4¦(stop operating)¦ 5¦(end)¦ 6 close an account 7¦(in money markets)¦ 8 close a deal/sale/contract etc 9¦(offer finishes)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mind — 1 /maInd/ noun BRAIN/THINKING PROCESS 1 (C, U) the part of a person, usually considered to be their brain, that they use to think and imagine things: I have a picture of him in my mind tall, blond and handsome. | I don t know what s going on in… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • mind */*/*/ — I UK [maɪnd] / US noun Word forms mind : singular mind plural minds Metaphor: Your mind is like a container or area, with thoughts being stored there or going in and out. The memory of that day is still fresh in my mind. ♦ A few doubts remained… …   English dictionary

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