put (one) in mind of (someone or something)(redirected from put in mind of one)
put (one) in mind of (someone or something)
To remind someone of someone or something else. Cold weather like this always puts me in mind of childhood trips to our cabin in the mountains.
put someone in mind of someone or something
to remind someone of someone or something. Mary puts me in mind of her mother when she was that age. This place puts me in mind of the village where I was brought up.
put one in mind of
Remind one, as in You put me in mind of your grandmother. This idiom was first recorded in 1530. For a synonym see call to mind.