cast your mind back

cast (one's) mind back

To try to recall something. This phrase is usually followed by "to" and a specific time period, instance, or event. OK, cast your mind back to freshman year—can you remember who our English teacher was?
See also: back, cast, mind

cast your mind back

think back; recall an earlier time.
See also: back, cast, mind
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Google his goals, glance through YouTube or - if you are of a certain age - simply cast your mind back to those grainy editions of The Big Match, Sportsnight or Match of the Day.
Tess Daly Strictly Come Dancing BBC1, 6.30pm Cast your mind back to Movie Week, and you'll remember it was something of a triumph for the costume department - they transformed Mark Wright into Superman, Pixie Lott into Belle from Beauty and the Beast, and Scott Mills into a crab for a samba to Under the Sea from The Little Mermaid.
Cast your mind back. Anna Friel stars in US comedy Pushing Daisies on ITV1.
NUNEATON people stare and frown, Their Co Op Hall is coming down, The big lead ball is swinging round, Taking their memories to the ground, Cast your mind back to '62 - the Beatles played some love me do, The Hollies, Stones and big dance bands filled the hall with clapping hands, The girls all rocking and dancing for joy with a drainpipe trousered teddy boy!
CAST your mind back to the old Megadrive game Road Rash, where you rode motorbikes while beating up your rivals.
``When you lead a team out, you cast your mind back to your days as a player,'' he said.
CAST your mind back a few weeks to when I highlighted the road sign in London that pointed to a mobile library.
Cast your mind back: who was the next actor to play Dr Who after John Pertwee, pictured?
Music Jo Whiley Meets Annie Lennox (Sky Arts1, 10pm) IF YOU thought it was a forgone conclusion that Adele would be named Best Female Artist at the Brits, then cast your mind back to the 1980s and early 1990s when one woman was virtually guaranteed to win the award.
CRAIG DAVID Signed, Sealed, Delivered (UMTV) CAST your mind back 10 years and you'll the hype surrounding Craig David.
Cast Your Mind Back: Stephanie Beacham is back on our screens in Bad Girls.
Cast your mind back to the fourth round last year at Highbury when a section of the home fans bombarded Jamie Carragher with coins.
Cast your mind back: who was the presenter of A Question of Sport before Sue Barker?
But still, cast your mind back just five years or so and there are a few things about tonight's event you probably wouldn't have been expecting to feature at the Royals' big night out.
Cast your mind back: which Ewing brother departed Dallas to star in an offshoot, set in the suburb of Knots Landing?