enter (one's) mind

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enter (one's) mind

To occur to one suddenly. After that idea entered my mind, I was able to alter the experiment and finally achieve some success.
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enter one's mind

Fig. [for an idea or memory] to come into one's consciousness; to be thought of. Leave you behind? The thought never even entered my mind. A very interesting idea just entered my mind. What if I ran for Congress?
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enter one's mind

Also, enter one's head. Occur to one, come into one's consciousness. This expression is most often used negatively, as in It didn't enter my mind that he'd want to join us, or Run for office? It never entered my head.
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Clarissa's first passion is her friend Sally Seton, but the question of a committed lesbian relationship never would enter her mind.
But the threat of injury or death doesn't enter her mind when she's looking skyward at 500 feet of a solid cascade.
When she's on the field, James doesn't enter her mind.