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remind (one) about (something)

To cause one to recollect or think about something that one has forgotten. Thank you for reminding me about my doctor's appointment tomorrow—I had completely forgotten!
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remind (one) of (someone or something)

To inspire a recollection, resemblance, or association in one's mind about someone or something. You really remind me of your father at that age—headstrong and mischievous, just like you! This town reminds me a lot of the place where I grew up. That reminds me of a funny story I heard last week.
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need I remind you (that)

A slightly condescending introduction to a reminder of some fact or situation. Need I remind you that you are still bound by the obligations of your parole? This sort of behavior will lead you straight back to prison! I understand your sentiments, but need I remind you the profitability of our company is the highest priority?
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need I remind you of (something)

A slightly condescending introduction to a reminder of some fact or stipulation. Need I remind you of the terms of your parole? This sort of behavior will lead you straight back to prison! This sort of scandal is completely unacceptable—need I remind you of our company's reputation and global ambitions?
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need I remind you that...

 and need I remind you of...
a phrase that introduces a reminder. (A little haughty or parental.) Bill: Need I remind you that today is Fri-day? Bob (sarcastically): Gee, how else would I have known? John: Need I remind you of our policy against smoking in the office? Jane: Sorry, I forgot.
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remind someone about someone or something

to cause someone to remember someone or something. Will you please remind me about Fred? He's coming to visit next week. I will remind you about your appointments for today.
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remind someone of someone or something

to bring a memory of someone or something into someone's mind. You remind me of my brother. The happy song reminded us of our cabin on the lake.
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remind of

v.
1. To cause someone to remember something; bring to someone's mind some thought or memory: Your story reminds me of the time I went to Texas.
2. To appear to someone to resemble something or someone else: That woman reminds me of my mother.
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This latest financing brings the total amount Remind has raised to USD59m, the company added.
Little dinner mints of toothpaste that dot the bathroom sink, Legos that cut into the bottoms of bare feet, remind us that our children have the luxury of a place to rest and play.
For in the final ascent into God, he reminds us, it is love--and only love--which has the power to break through the clouds and darkness of our human understanding to achieve union with God.
I thank God for those angels, our secretaries, who remind me to eat when the day is too busy.
May I remind you of the Conservative government of Grant Devine of Saskatchewan, which featured a variety of now admittedly penny ante corruptions that sent more than a few ministers to court?
In answering this question, they remind us that Foucault was always more interested in self-liberation and creative exploration than in outlining a just political system or an equitable social organization.
It goes on to remind us that God gives us the time to use our gifts throughout our life, to weep or laugh, to seek or lose.
Huntington is back, to remind us of the purity, honor and democratic foundation of the Anglo-Protestant values that he believes lie at the center (not the heart) of America's Manifest Destiny.
The ads are designed to remind readers about the valuable role physician executives play in health care, particularly the strength of their combined knowledge of medicine and business.
In the degree to which it also integrates readings reflecting the influence of more recent, postmodernist modes, however, the volume creates juxtapositions that remind the reader of the radically divergent interpretative possibilities the play yields.
Remind the student that in major keys, the half steps will occur between degrees three and four and degrees seven and eight.
Targeted at young families, the new PSAs serve to remind everyone that they can be exposed to serious environmental health hazards at home in the form of tobacco smoke, pesticides, and household chemicals such as pesticides, and that protecting themselves is not only important, but also easier than they may realize.
Specifically, the March 1996 GAO's report, entitled "Tax Administration: IRS Can Improve Information Reporting for Original Issue Discount (OID) Bonds," states that the IRS should "work with representatives of the securities industry to develop a means to inform and remind OID bond issues of their responsibility to file Forms 8281.