remind (one) of (someone or something)

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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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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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References in classic literature ?
And now hain't he owned up that you remind him of somethin' he wants ter forget?
I think I may remind him of a time he prefers to forget.
You see legend has it that a sweet maker wanted to make a Christmas sweet that would remind him of the reason for the season so he invented the candy cane.
You see legend has it that a sweet-maker wanted to make a Christmas sweet that would remind him of the reason for the season so he invented the candy cane.
In "Sawah" she writes, "If you by chance / come across my beloved / remind him of me / of these eyes and these hands ...