set one's mind on smth

set one's mind on smth
to be intent on; to be determined about

It was true that he had his ways. When he set his mind on something, that was that.

I may as well tell you that I should have thrown it up, only, I'm not in the habit of giving up what I've set my mind on. (J. Galsworthy)


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