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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Officers have released an image of the motorbike and rider and, although the image is not good quality, police hope it may jog someone's memory.
They hoped the walk, which started at So Bar, where Corrie had begun his evening, would jog someone's memory and lead to new evidence.
She hopes these new images may jog someone's memory and that their call may make the difference to her attacker being caught or left to roam the streets.
Hopefully these pictures of Charlene on the day she disappeared will help jog someone's memory and I would urge anyone with information, however insignificant they feel it may be, to come and speak to us.
We recognise this incident took place back in February; however, I'm hoping the release of this CCTV might jog someone's memory who was there on the night - or someone might recognise the people on it.
We hoped it would jog someone's memory but there's been nothing at all.
Investigating Officer PC James Lloyd said: "We have released these CCTV stills in the hope it may jog someone's memory.
I'm hoping this will jog someone's memory, although the attack took place in the early hours of the morning, the area is still a main road and I believe people may have been about.
ey focused on the areas around Jimmy Allen's and Baths Bridge hoping the lea$ets would jog someone's memory.
Clear Channel Outdoor donated this billboard space to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in the hopes that the displays will jog someone's memory and ultimately help in the search for these missing children," said Stephen Ross, president of Clear Channel Outdoor Boston Division.
Investigating officer Mark Howell-Walmsley said: "We hope that photographs of his car will jog someone's memory and they come forward to assist this investigation.
It is hoped the film will jog someone's memory who may have seen Miss Yeates as she made her way home on December 17.
We are distributing leaflets, which contain details of the incident, in the local area which may jog someone's memory.
Family spokesman Clarence Mitchell said of the film: "The objective is to jog someone's memory and get that critical bit of information that will help find Madeleine.
It is hoped the picture of Shannon will jog someone's memory.