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Hi Friends

I have some problem with this phrase:

"let sth pass before our mind"

I checked "let ... pass", and it means you should not react to sth.

but I think in this case, it is wrong, and it should meaning in this way: we should remain sth in our mind; or we should not deny it.

Am I wrong?

Would you help me.

Thanks.

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"let sth pass before our mind" We don't say this. We say eg Let something pass before our mind's eye, which means we "see it in our mind'.

I checked "let ... pass", and it means you should not react to sth. Yes. The phrase is "let something pass".

"We should remain sth in our mind" No, the correct phrase here is "keep something in mind", which means remember it, don't forget it.


Clive

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Thanks for your answer.

In this case, I think, we encounter with tow different things:
"see it in our mind" means "you can imagine or remember"; but "let something pass" means, as you said, "you should not react, or you should deny".
My question is that, by this phrase "Let something pass before our mind's eye", what do we want to say?

its meaning is "keeping something in your mind" or "deny and remove it from your mind"?

Thanks.

My question is that, by this phrase "Let something pass before your mind's eye", what do we want to say?

It's meaning is "keeping something in your mind" or "deny and remove it from your mind"?

It's a fancy way of saying 'recall something to your mind that you have forgotten to some extent'.


It's not a commonly used phrase or idiom.

Clive