I'm blanking on (something)

Use the phrase "blanking on ___" to talk about forgetting something temporarily. You can "blank" on something like the name of a person or thing even when you usually know it well.

Here's an example for talking about the name of an actress on a TV show that you like:

I'm blanking on the name of the actress. Who's the one with the red hair?

This phrase appears in these lessons: