come to mind


come to mind
come/spring to mind if someone or something springs to mind, you immediately think of them.

I'm trying to think of someone who might help out with the kids. Yvette comes to mind.

'Don't you think sex is funny, Marty?' ''Funny' isn't the word that immediately springs to mind, no.'


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  • come to mind — {v. phr.} To occur to someone. * /A new idea for the advertising campaign came to mind as I was reading your book./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come to mind — {v. phr.} To occur to someone. * /A new idea for the advertising campaign came to mind as I was reading your book./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come to mind — verb be remembered (Freq. 3) His name comes to mind when you mention the strike • Syn: ↑spring to mind • Hypernyms: ↑appear • Verb Frames: Something s * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • come to mind — to enter or appear in your thoughts. Mention fashion and Kate s name comes to mind. As he spoke, the powerful voice of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., came to mind …   New idioms dictionary

  • come to mind — verb To appear in ones thoughts. Syn: spring to mind …   Wiktionary

  • come\ to\ mind — v. phr. To occur to someone. A new idea for the advertising campaign came to mind as I was reading your book …   Словарь американских идиом

  • come into view — index appear (materialize), emerge, occur (come to mind) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • come — 1 /kVm/ verb past tense came past participle come MOVE 1 (I) a word meaning to move towards someone, or to visit or arrive at a place, used when the person speaking or the person listening is in that place: Come a little closer. | Sarah s coming… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • mind — n. & v. n. 1 a the seat of consciousness, thought, volition, and feeling. b attention, concentration (my mind keeps wandering). 2 the intellect; intellectual powers. 3 remembrance, memory (it went out of my mind; I can t call it to mind). 4 one s …   Useful english dictionary

  • come — come1 [ kʌm ] (past tense came [ keım ] ; past participle come) verb *** ▸ 1 move/travel (to here) ▸ 2 reach particular state ▸ 3 start doing something ▸ 4 reach particular point ▸ 5 be received ▸ 6 happen ▸ 7 exist or be produced ▸ 8 be… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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