go down memory lane

go down memory lane

To reminisce over memories of past events, especially happy ones. My grandmother spends more time going down memory lane these days than talking about the present. A: "How did your coffee date with John go?" B: "It was pretty amicable, actually. We went down memory lane for a while, and then we went our separate ways."
See also: down, go, lane, memory

go down/take somebody down ˌmemory ˈlane

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take a trip down ˌmemory ˈlane

remember, or make somebody remember, pleasant things that happened a long time ago: Reading those letters took me down memory lane.We’ll be taking a trip down memory lane this evening when Mary Smithson talks about her 50 years in publishing.
See also: down, go, lane, memory, somebody, take
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Frontman Hetfield promised to go down memory lane with For Whom the Bells Toll and the legendary One was the highlight of an epic show.
While there are some who prefer to go down memory lane only to abstract positives from it which they feel have helped them achieve success over the years.
I think it would be cool if they did it and go down memory lane again," Jeff said in an interview.
Or we can go down memory lane and recall the class reunions of the past year when classmates from grade school, high school or college showed up looking more geriatric than ourselves.
Another reason to join the SC programme was nostalgia - I have been following the World Cup on television for a long while now and participating in a football-for-development event by the 2022 World Cup local organisers enables me to go down memory lane.
It is hard not to go down memory lane and compare this team with Crowe's 1992 outfit when New Zealand crushed every opponent en route to the semi- finals before falling to Pakistan.
To go down memory lane with him, check out Prem Nm Hai Mera, Prem Chopra.
This week sees the release of the film 'Stag', so it's a great opportunity to go down memory lane and maybe see a few blushing faces
But for those who want to go down memory lane, Herb Parsons' son, Jerry, is offering a book and severals DVDs of some of the great old-school talents.
As the 10th Annual Channel O Africa Music Video Awards draw closer, Channel O has decided to go down memory lane to discover which country and artist has won the most awards to date.
We have listened in rapt attention as old-time residents go down memory lane.
IT WAS so good to go down memory lane again with the Yesterdays supplement.
Murdo said: "We all reminisce but it was very special for me to go down memory lane with my grandsons.