a one-track mind

This page is about the idiom a one-track mind


If someone has a one-track mind, they spend most of their time thinking about one subject.

For example

  • Brian's had a one-track mind since he started his own company. All he thinks about now is business and making money.

  • Mark's upset because Jenny said he's got a one-track mind and he's always thinking about sex.

Quick Quiz

Roberto said he didn't have a one-track mind. He said he

a. could speak two languages, not just one

b. thought about many things, not just one

c. was interested in many things to do with money, not just one

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Contributor: Matt Errey