Definition of 'presence of mind'
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Who would have had the presence of mind to predict that during the stiff opening exchanges? Times, Sunday Times (2012)None of us had the presence of mind to know what to do. THE LAST PARTY: Britpop, Blair and the demise of English rock (2003)She was only saved because she had the presence of mind to hold up her mobile phone to take the gang's picture. The Sun (2012)
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