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bring

An onomatopoeia representing the sound of a telephone ringing. "Bring, bring!" went the telephone in the hallway. I knew it had to be the doctor calling with my test results.

bring to mind

To cause one to think of or remember someone or something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "bring" and "to." Can we go somewhere else for dinner? That place just brings my ex-girlfriend to mind. That song brings to mind many fond memories of my childhood.
See also: bring, mind, to
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bring

/call to mind
1. To remember (something): tried to bring to mind their happy times together.
2. To cause (something) to be remembered or thought of; evoke: "[The county's] flight from creditors brings to mind a restaurant diner who declines to pay for a meal because he overate" (Roger Lowenstein). "a voice that calls to mind a flower wavering in the breeze" (Neil Strauss).
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