The sight tempted him to steal.
I had a notion to tell what I had seen.
A novel idea occurred to me.
He suddenly noticed his wallet was missing.
I overheard their mockery.
Through trial and error, he found the right answer by chance.
It occurs to me that I may have misunderstood you.
A wonderful idea occurred to me.
Walking along the street, I hit on a solution to the problem.
It occurred to me that he was trying to conceal something.