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Remember me to someone.
Please carry my good wishes to someone. (The someone can be a person's name or a pronoun.) Tom: My brother says hello. Bill: Oh, good. Please remember me to him. Tom: I will. Fred: Bye. John: Good-bye, Fred. Remember me to your Uncle Tom.
remember someone as something
to recall someone as being a particular type of person. I remember Terri as a rather cheerful girl, always willing to help out. William will be remembered as a grouchy person.
remember someone in one's will
to bequeath something to someone in one's will. My uncle always said he would remember me in his will. He failed to remember me in his will.
remember someone to someone
to carry the greetings of someone to someone else. Please remember all of us to your uncle. I will remember you to my brother, who asks of you often.
Remember to write,and Don't forget to write.
1. Lit. a final parting comment made to remind someone going on a journey to write to those remaining at home. Alice: Bye. Mary: Good-bye, Alice. Remember to write. Alice: I will. Bye. Sally: Remember to write! Fred: I will!
2. Fig. a parting comment made to someone in place of a regular good-bye. (Jocular.) John: See you tomorrow. Bye. Jane: See you. Remember to write. John: Okay. See you after lunch. Jane: Yeah. Bye. Remember to write.
something to reˈmember somebody by(informal) a punishment, especially a physical one: If I ever catch you stealing my apples again, I’ll give you something to remember me by.
be reˈmembered as/for somethingbe famous or known for a particular thing that you have done in the past: He is best remembered as the man who brought jazz to Britain. ♢ A natural journalist, he will be remembered for his words rather than his actions.
To deliver greetings from someone to someone else: Please remember me to your family.
can’t remember a fucking thingand CRAFT
phr. & comp. abb. a phrase said when one’s memory fails. (Usually objectionable.) Gee, I’m getting old. CRAFT. What’s your name, again? I can’t remember a fucking thing!
can’t remember shitand CRS
phr. & comp. abb. can’t remember anything. (Usually objectionable.) Tom can’t remember shit. He has to write everything down. I was diagnosed with CRS. It comes with age!