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English definition of “the thought crosses sb's mind”

the thought crosses sb's mind

If the thought of (doing) something crosses someone's mind, they think about it for a short time: The thought had crossed my mind that I might need some help with the project.Thinking and contemplating
(Definition of the thought crosses sb's mind from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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