slip somebody's memory/mind
slip (one's) mind
To be forgotten, 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 somebody’s ˈmemory/ˈmindforget about something or forget to do something: I was supposed to go to the dentist today, but it completely slipped my mind.
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