at/in the back of one's mind


: in the part of one's mind where thoughts and memories are kept but that are not usually thought about or not perfectly remembered
Somewhere in the back of my mind I knew I'd met him before.

Dictionary Entries Near at/in the back of one's mind

at intervals

at/in the back of one's mind

at/in the forefront

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“At/in the back of one's mind.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Mar. 2023.

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