[Vocabulary] bring somebody to do something

yi-ing

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Hello.

What does underlined part mean?

Some people's phobia about cancer is so extreme that they can not bring themselves to think about it seriously.
 

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No matter how hard they try, they can't make themselves think about it seriously.

In the idiom cannot bring oneself to do something, the image is that "doing something" is a destination to which the person chooses not to go.
 

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Wow! Great help.
I have looked up all dictionaries, but I couldn't find any corresponding meaning to this phrasal verb.
 

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It's not a phrasal verb.
 
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