jog (one's) memory

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jog (one's) memory

To cause one to remember something. I tried jogging Mom's memory, but she couldn't remember Joe's phone number either. I had no recollection of that vacation until the photo jogged my memory.
See also: jog, memory

jog someone's memory

Fig. to stimulate someone's memory to recall something. Hearing the first part of the song I'd forgotten really jogged my memory. DI tried to jog Bill's memory about our childhood antics.
See also: jog, memory

jog somebody’s ˈmemory

help somebody to remember something: So you don’t remember Mary Woodson? Well, here’s a photograph of you with her which might jog your memory.
See also: jog, memory
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She drives me anywhere that I want to go and visits for three hours per day to try to jog my memory.
As most readers know I am a mental health patient with severe memory loss, and I have carers who come to take me out and about for three hours three days a week to help me jog my memory.
It was hard to remember some things in detail, but thankfully my father kept scrapbooks of my career, so I had to delve into those to jog my memory, " Tanni told the Echo.
I had to jog my memory after reading your passionate letter, but the Oxford English Dictionary confirmed that above all else asylum is understood to be a "sanctuary, place of refuge and safety, esp.
A lovely lady called Sara comes to drive me out and about for a couple of hours every week to try to jog my memory.
I have actually gone upstairs looking for my glasses, forgotten what I went up there for, retraced my steps for ten minutes to jog my memory, then realised I am wearing them" Actress Geraldine James.