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refresh (one's) memory

To remind one (about something); to help one to recall something. I'm sorry, I don't remember our discussion about that. You'll have to refresh my memory. You don't remember how much? Allow me to refresh your memory. You owe me $300.
See also: memory, refresh

refresh (someone, something, or oneself) with (something)

1. To make something appear new, more interesting, or brighter with the addition of something. I'd like to refresh the office with some new furniture and a new layout. You'd be amazed how easily you can refresh your house with a paint job and bit of redecorating.
2. To revive someone, oneself, or a part of someone's body with some action or thing. Why don't you lie down and refresh your eyes with a couple slices of cucumber? After sitting in front of the computer all day, I decided to refresh myself with a walk around my neighborhood.
See also: refresh
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