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flash back

Definition of flash back in English:

(Of a person’s thoughts or mind) briefly and suddenly recall a previous time or incident: her thoughts immediately flashed back to last night
More example sentences
  • Suddenly my mind flashed back to a day eight months ago.
  • My mind immediately flashed back to my dream, and I blushed again.
  • My mind kept flashing back to what happened two weeks ago.
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