cross sb's mind

This page is about the collocation cross sb's mind

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to briefly think of something

For example

  • It was a difficult job, but quitting never even crossed my mind.

  • When did the idea of getting married first cross your mind?

Quick Quiz

If a thought crosses your mind, it

a. makes you change your mind

b. suddenly comes to you

c. confuses you

Contributor: Matt Errey