cross one's mind


cross one's mind
or[pass through one's mind] {v. phr.} To be a sudden or passing thought; be thought of by someone; come to your mind; occur to you. * /At first Bob was puzzled by Virginia's waving, but then it crossed his mind that she was trying to tell him something./ * /When Jane did not come home by midnight, many terrible fears passed through Mother's mind./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • cross\ one's\ mind — • cross one s mind • pass through one s mind v. phr. To be a sudden or passing thought; be thought of by someone; come to your mind; occur to you. At first Bob was puzzled by Virginia s waving, but then it crossed his mind that she was trying to… …   Словарь американских идиом

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  • cross one's mind — did it ever cross your mind that he just doesn t want to go? Syn: occur to one, enter one s mind/head, strike one, hit one, dawn on one …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • cross one's mind — OCCUR TO ONE, enter one s mind/head, strike one, hit one, dawn on one. → mind * * * (of a thought) occur to one, esp. transiently it never crossed my mind to leave the tent and live in a house …   Useful english dictionary

  • cross one's mind — or[pass through one s mind] {v. phr.} To be a sudden or passing thought; be thought of by someone; come to your mind; occur to you. * /At first Bob was puzzled by Virginia s waving, but then it crossed his mind that she was trying to tell him… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cross one's mind — came to one s mind, occurred to one …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cross one's mind — think of, occur to someone It just crossed my mind that I would probably see him in the evening so I didn t phone him …   Idioms and examples

  • through one's mind — See: CROSS ONE S MIND or PASS THROUGH ONE S MIND …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • through one's mind — See: CROSS ONE S MIND or PASS THROUGH ONE S MIND …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • through\ one's\ mind — See: cross one s mind or pass through one s mind …   Словарь американских идиом