slip (one's) mind

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slip (one's) mind

To be forgtten, especially of an obligation. I'm sorry I didn't call you back sooner, it totally slipped my mind.
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slip one's mind

[for something that was to be remembered] to be forgotten. I meant to go to the grocery store on the way home, but it slipped my mind. My birthday slipped my mind. I guess I wanted to forget it.
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slip one's mind

Be overlooked or forgotten, as in I meant to pick up the wine but it slipped my mind. This idiom was first recorded about 1340.
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slip your mind

If something slips your mind, you forget it. I was supposed to call her this morning and it slipped my mind. The reason for my visit had obviously slipped his mind.
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He makes sure it doesn't slip her mind by telling her that Alex needs to stick to his agreement and not testify - or suffer the consequences.
It seemed to slip her mind that she was spilling out of hers in front of millions of people she had never met - free, gratis and for nothing.