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Meaning of “spring to mind” in the English Dictionary

"spring to mind" in British English

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spring to mind

C2 to come ​quickly into ​yourmind: Say the word "​Australia" and a ​vision of ​beaches and ​blueseasimmediatelysprings to ​mind.
(Definition of spring to mind from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"spring to mind" in American English

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spring to mind

to be ​quicklythought of: Mention ​fashion and Kate’s ​nameimmediatelysprings to ​mind.
(Definition of spring to mind from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “spring to mind”
in Chinese (Simplified) 跃入脑海…
in Chinese (Traditional) 躍入腦海…
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