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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"It would have never entered our mind to put funny money like that into the budget," Mr.
Nolan said: "Talk of a revolt never entered our minds.
"But that never entered our minds. This time the team is a lot more confident as a whole."
''The thought of selling the Buffaloes has not even entered our minds. The baseball club has nothing to do with Kinki Nippon Railway's plans for restructuring.
It never even entered our minds that it could be perceived this way." And he reference to nipples?