pop into (someone's) head

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pop into (someone's) head

To occur or form suddenly in someone's mind, as a thought, idea, or revelation. The idea for this new model of car just popped into my head as I was driving home last night. I had been struggling to remember her name throughout the evening, but it only popped into my head the next morning.
See also: head, pop
References in classic literature ?
At last it popped into her head, 'The dog is not shut up--he may be running away with the steak; that's well thought of.
But the topless model, who is nicknamed as a nymphomaniac because of her high sex drive, declared that 'Swagger' word just popped into her head and she thinks Cole likes it.
But in that dark moment, a bright idea popped into her head.
She says she left CSUN after a year and a half when a message popped into her head while she was sitting in theology class: ``Quit school.