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cross your mind

to come into your thoughts as a possibility It never crossed my mind that George might be lying.
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cross your mind

if an idea or thought crosses your mind, you think about it for a short time (often + that ) The thought did cross my mind that she might be taking drugs. (often negative) The idea of failure never crossed his mind.
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cross (one's) mind

To come to know; realize: It crossed my mind that you might want to leave early.
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