(Of a thought) occur to one, especially transiently: it had not crossed Flora’s mind that they might need payment
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- That was the last thought that crossed his mind before his mind shut down and he drifted into blissful sleep.
- He is unflinching mentally: ‘I don't think about what's happened to me in the past and it never crosses my mind when I'm playing I might get hurt.‘
- But despite all of this, and despite the 16-page pullout supplement, Canada never even crosses my mind as a holiday destination.