go down memory lane

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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
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go down/take somebody down ˌmemory ˈlane


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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