lost in thought

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lost in thought

Concentrating on or pondering over something. For example, Gwen didn't hear a word you said; she was lost in thought.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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