spring to mind

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spring to mind

To suddenly or immediately appear, materialize, or come to the forefront in one's mind. A: "What would you like to have for dinner?" B: "I'm not sure, nothing's really springing to mind." When it comes to crime thrillers, he's not a writer who springs to most people's minds, but his books are edgy, brilliant page turners.
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spring to mind

to appear suddenly or immediately in your thoughts That's not a publisher that springs to mind when you mention quality fiction.
See also: mind, spring