It slipped my mind!

Do you know the English expression “it slipped my mind“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Dave: Have you done the essay for the philosophy class?

Rick: I haven’t even started it! I’ve had so many other things to think about that it slipped my mind!

Does it mean:

a) I forgot

b) I didn’t want to do it

c) I was too busy

d) I finished

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: a) I forgot