mind goes blank


mind goes blank
(your) mind goes blank if you are asked a question and your mind goes blank, you cannot think of anything to say.

I was so nervous during the interview that when I was asked about my experience, my mind went blank.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • your mind goes blank — (your) mind goes blank if you are asked a question and your mind goes blank, you cannot think of anything to say. I was so nervous during the interview that when I was asked about my experience, my mind went blank …   New idioms dictionary

  • someone's mind goes blank — someone’s mind is/goes/blank phrase used for saying that someone is/​becomes unable to remember or think anything When he asked me for my number, my mind went completely blank. Thesaurus: to forget, or to try to forgetsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • someone's mind is blank — someone’s mind is/goes/blank phrase used for saying that someone is/​becomes unable to remember or think anything When he asked me for my number, my mind went completely blank. Thesaurus: to forget, or to try to forgetsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • mind — mind1 W1S1 [maınd] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(ability to think and imagine)¦ 2 change your mind 3 make up your mind/make your mind up 4 have somebody/something in mind (for something) 5 bear/keep somebody/something in mind 6 with somebody/something in mind 7… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mind — 1 /maInd/ noun BRAIN/THINKING PROCESS 1 (C, U) the part of a person, usually considered to be their brain, that they use to think and imagine things: I have a picture of him in my mind tall, blond and handsome. | I don t know what s going on in… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • blank — blank1 S3 [blæŋk] adj [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: blanc; BLANCH] 1.) without any writing, print, or recorded sound ▪ Leave the last page blank . ▪ a blank cassette 2.) a blank face or look shows no emotion, understanding, or interest… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mind is a blank — (your) mind is a blank (your) mind goes blank if you are asked a question and your mind goes blank, you cannot think of anything to say. I can t even tell you what his name was my mind s a complete blank …   New idioms dictionary

  • blank — [[t]blæ̱ŋk[/t]] blanks, blanking, blanked 1) ADJ Something that is blank has nothing on it. We could put some of the pictures over on that blank wall over there... He tore a blank page from his notebook. ...blank cassettes. 2) N COUNT A blank is… …   English dictionary

  • blank — blank1 [ blæŋk ] adjective ** 1. ) showing no emotion or no sign of understanding something or recognizing someone: His eyes were blank and he barely responded to us. a blank look/expression/face 2. ) blank paper or a blank space is empty and… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • blank — [blæŋk] adj I 1) containing no writing, pictures, or sound a blank sheet of paper[/ex] a blank tape/disk[/ex] rows of blank screens[/ex] The last three boxes should be left blank.[/ex] 2) showing no emotion, or no sign of understanding something… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English


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