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

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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.
Translations of “the thought crosses sb's mind”
in Chinese (Traditional) (某人的)頭腦中閃過…念頭…
in Chinese (Simplified) (某人的)头脑中闪过…念头…
(Definition of the thought crosses sb's mind from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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