mind goes blank

your mind goes blank

you cannot think of anything to say They asked me about my experience and my mind just went blank.
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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.
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Some people don't test well--they tend to freeze up and their mind goes blank," explainedJohnson-Rhea.
Before you go on them you think about what you'll do, but then when they actually happen your mind goes blank," she says.
But when you're sitting there in the 'chair' being quizzed, the pressure mounts and the mind goes blank.
Scribbling crib notes on your skin in case your mind goes blank during the big quiz has been done by middle-school kids for generations.
It may mean you have to rehearse your lines over and over, and there may be times when your mind goes blank.
The listless, dreary, humorless music of this six-member outfit perfectly reflects the moment the mind goes blank before sleep sets in - but not in a good way.
Because we have made the physical memory of the piece automatic, it is quite possible, and indeed frighteningly easy for the fingers and arms to go on playing while the mind goes blank.
My mind goes blank and I say, "I'm gonna try this," and I get lucky and land it
I know the material before I take the test, but then my mind goes blank.
Every time I go to the table I try to concentrate on my technique but sometimes, when the nerves hit, your mind goes blank as you lean down to hit the shot.
Epilepsy, in fact, comes in many forms and can range from an 'absence', where the mind goes blank, to a full seizure where the body fits.
THE ABSENT-MINDED PRESENTER: Nobody likes to give a presentation, especially when your mind goes blank.
She stands in the middle of the room and her mind goes blank.
If a m1 ember of the public finds their mind goes blank, they can slink back into obscurity without too much embarrassment, whereas viewers are more likely to remember if a star struggles to get a single correct answer.