at the back of mind

at the back of your mind

if a thought that worries you is at the back of your mind, it is always in your mind although you do not spend time thinking about it It's always at the back of my mind that the illness could reccur.
See also: back, mind, of
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KARACHI -- Pakistan captain Imran Khan said that financial worries are causing trouble at the back of mind of the players ahead of Champions Trophy scheduled in India next month.
At the back of mind, I've always had doubts about his fidelity and I find it hard to trust him, although he's never given me reason to think he's strayed.
At the back of mind, however, is the hair-raising thought that when he bounds down the stairs on Saturday he'll want to remind us there's only 50 days left until Christmas.
I tend not to let it bother me too much but I feel I'm snatching at things and trying too hard and at the back of mind I need to be relaxed and more composed in front of goal.
It's nice to have scored a couple of goals, it means it's not at the back of mind.
Alloa are obviously at the back of mind but my main focus in the coming months is to help Camelon have a successful season and be among the silverware at the end of it.
I could never say for definite he was unfaithful, but it was always at the back of mind.