slip one's mind


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Related to slip one's mind: have in mind, bring to mind, mind you, the mind boggles

slip (one's) mind

To forget something, I'm sorry I didn't call you back sooner, it totally slipped my mind.
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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.
See also: mind, slip