leap to (someone's) mind

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leap to (someone's) mind

To suddenly or immediately materialize in someone's mind. A: "What would you like to have for dinner?" B: "I'm not sure, nothing's really leaping to mind." When it comes to crime thrillers, he's not a writer who leaps to most people's minds, but his books are edgy, brilliant page-turners.
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That mechanism certainly makes excellent sense; however, another paradigm leaps to my mind: While the weight of the ice is being reduced- and before drying can commence to any great extent--the ground below the ice is being saturated with water.
I have to confess, though, that joy is not the first word that leaps to my mind when I think of Luther.