in one's mind's eye


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in one's mind's eye

Fig. in one's mind or imagination. (Alludes to visualizing something in one's mind.) In my mind's eye, I can see trouble ahead. In her mind's eye, she could see a beautiful building beside the river. She decided to design such a building.
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in one's mind's eye

In one's imagination or memory. For example, I can just see the old farm in my mind's eye. This term pairs mind and eye in the sense of "a mental view." [Early 1400s]
See also: eye