cast your mind back

Cast your mind back
If somebody tells you to cast your mind back on something, they want you to think about something that happened in the past, but which you might not remember very well, and to try to remember as much as possible.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • cast your mind back — british phrase to think about something that happened in the past, especially in order to remember something important Try to cast your mind back to the last conversation you had with her. Thesaurus: to memorize something, or to try to remember… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cast your mind back — cast (your) mind back to try to remember something. Cast your mind back to the first time we met Tony. Can you remember who he was with? (usually + to) …   New idioms dictionary

  • cast your mind back —    If somebody tells you to cast your mind back on something, they want you to think about something that happened in the past, but which you might not remember very well, and to try to remember as much as possible.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • cast your mind back — British to think about something that happened in the past, especially in order to remember something important Try to cast your mind back to the last conversation you had with her …   English dictionary

  • Cast your mind back —   If somebody tells you to cast your mind back on something, they want you to think about something that happened in the past, but which you might not remember very well, and to try to remember as much as possible …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • cast your mind back (to something) — cast your mind back (to sth) idiom to make yourself think about sth that happened in the past • I want you to cast your minds back to the first time you met. Main entry: ↑castidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • cast mind back — cast (your) mind back to try to remember something. Cast your mind back to the first time we met Tony. Can you remember who he was with? (usually + to) …   New idioms dictionary

  • cast — cast1 W3 [ka:st US kæst] v past tense and past participle cast ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1 cast light on/onto something 2 cast doubt(s) on something 3¦(light and shade)¦ 4 cast a shadow/cloud over something 5¦(look)¦ 6 cast an eye on/over something 7 cast a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cast — 1 verb past tense and past participle cast 1 cast (a) light on/onto a) to provide new information which makes something easier to understand: research findings that cast new light on the origin of our universe b) literary to send light onto a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • mind — I [[t]ma͟ɪnd[/t]] NOUN USES ♦ minds (Please look at category 45 to see if the expression you are looking for is shown under another headword.) 1) N COUNT: with poss You refer to someone s mind when talking about their thoughts. For example, if… …   English dictionary

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