At the back of your mind
Meaning – Something that you are not thinking about right now but is in your thoughts.
Example – At the back of my mind is the fear of failing the test.
Be in two minds
Meaning – Be undecided.
Example – I’m in two minds about what to do.
Bear/keep in mind
Meaning – Remember
Example – Bear in mind that no food will be served on board.
Bring to mind
Meaning – Recall something
Example – Fish and chip shops bring to mind my holidays in Britain.
Broadens the mind
Meaning – Helps you understand more about different subjects, people, ideas and places.
Example – Travelling broadens the mind.
Change your mind
Meaning – Change your decision
Example – I was going to go sailing but I changed my mind when I saw the weather.
Cross your mind
Meaning – Come into your thoughts as a possibility
Example — It crossed my mind that the child might be hungry.
Get something or somebody out of your mind
Meaning – Stop thinking about someone or something
Example – No matter how hard I try I can’t get the accident out of my mind.
Give someone a piece of your mind
Meaning – Express your disapproval in a firm or angry manner.
Example – I’m going to give those kids a piece of my mind about the noise they’re making.
Go out of your mind
Example – Go crazy or be insane
Meaning – You’re going to walk across the desert? Have you gone out of your mind?