1. give something your complete focus and effort
set/put your mind to do something
If you 'set your mind to something' or 'put your mind to something' it means to be very determined to do or have something. Both of these expressions are interchangeable and mean the same thing. "If you put your mind to it you can pass your driving test in under a month." "You can achieve anything you set your mind to." When you 'set your mind to something' or 'put your mind to something' -it usually requires a great deal of effort. This is a casual expression but you can hear it in both social and professional contexts.