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English definition of “your mind is a blank/goes blank”

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your mind is a blank/goes blank

When your mind is a blank/goes blank, you cannot remember a particular thing, or you cannot remember anything: I tried to remember her name, but my mind was a complete blank/went completely blank.
Translations of “your mind is a blank/goes blank”
in Chinese (Traditional) 腦海裡一片空白, 記不起…
in Chinese (Simplified) 头脑里一片空白, 记不得…
(Definition of your mind is a blank/goes blank from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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