How to sign come to mind in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)

Sign Instructions:

This sign is a combination of the signs for "think" and "show up". "Think" is signed by tapping the side of your forehead with your index finger. "Show up" is signed by bringing the index finger of your dominant hand up from underneath your non-dominant hand in-between your index and middle fingers.


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Sequential Breakdown of come to mind

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for come to mind
Extend your index finger straight up, resembling the number one. Fold the other fingers into your palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for come to mind
Extend your fingers and press them together, with your thumb sticking out to the side.

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