put someone in mind of
put (one) in mind of (someone or something)
To remind one of someone or something. Cold weather like this always puts me in mind of childhood trips to our cabin in the mountains. That actor puts me in mind of John. Don't you think?
put someone in mind ofresemble and so cause someone to think of or remember.
2004 MV Daily Physically, he put me in mind of a cross between a young Michael Palin and the late, lamented David Munrow .