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be remembered as (something)

To be widely known for something, such as an accomplishment. That choreographer will be remembered as a true innovator in the world of dance.
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be remembered for (something)

To be widely known for something, such as an accomplishment. That choreographer will be remembered for all of her innovations in the world of dance.
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something to remember (one) by

A memento or keepsake to remind one of someone. I'll miss you too. Here, keep my hat—something to remember me by.
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remember (one) to (someone)

To bring or deliver one's greetings to someone else. Have fun on your trip—please remember me to Aunt Lily and Uncle Michael!
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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 something

be 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.
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remember to

v.
To deliver greetings from someone to someone else: Please remember me to your family.
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can’t remember a fucking thing

and 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!
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can’t remember shit

and 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!
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References in classic literature ?
I remember that several times I came to open spaces.
I remember vaguely the eating of many green nuts, with soft shells and milky kernels.
I kin remember when she used to wear dem," cried she.
After that I do not exactly remember either my calculations or the order of my stakings.
In fact, I cannot have been in possession of all my faculties, for I can remember the croupiers correcting my play more than once, owing to my having made mistakes of the gravest order.
An overpowering impulse had made me do so, and I remember how her thin little fingers pressed mine in token of her lively gratitude.
At this distance of time I cannot remember whether I ever gave a thought to Polina; I seemed only to be conscious of a vague pleasure in seizing and raking in the bank-notes which kept massing themselves in a pile before me.
Also, I cannot remember what I thought about on the way.
Who remembers December 14, 2012, when it was so icy people had to cross the road on their hands and knees I remember crawling across New Hey Road which was covered from pavement to pavement in black ice on the way to work.
He clarified that it's because he remembers more things about Moore's character because "A Walk to Remember" was actually about her.
National League of POW/MIA Families Executive Director Ann Mills Griffiths remembers her brother U.
HOLLYWOOD HILLS - Edith Shain remembers rushing to New York's Times Square on V-J Day, where throngs of elated strangers cheered the Japanese surrender marking the end of World War II.
Mike Bellafaire, SDDC command historian said the John Randt he remembers (and will remember) never lacked for energy--he was always upbeat.