back of (one's) mind

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back of (one's) mind

Referring to something that one thinks of, but with little or no conscious or active consideration or reflection. Despite my success at work, there's always this worry in the back of my mind that I'm doing something wrong. You don't need to do anything about it now—just keep it in the back of your mind going forward.
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back of one's mind

The remote part of one's mind or memory, as in With the idea of quitting in the back of his mind, he turned down the next assignment. [c. 1900]
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But the 33-year-old from Leeds is intent on pushing the Olympics to the back of her mind for the time being as she focuses on finally claiming the one major title which still eludes her.
So it is not surprising she is putting thoughts of a fifth Wimbledon title firmly to the back of her mind.
JENNY MEADOWS will put thoughts of eclipsing double Olympic champion Kelly Holmes to the back of her mind at today's Aviva Grand Prix in Birmingham.
[Because the Painter] always has in the back of her mind that even if the Girl says, "It's just one time," it's not really the truth.