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English definition of “at/in the back of your mind”

at/in the back of your mind

If something is at/in the back of your mind, you intend to do it, but are not actively thinking about it: It's been at the back of my mind to call José for several days now, but I haven't got round to it yet.Knowledge and awarenessMemory and memories
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