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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

remind of

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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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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References in classic literature ?
They remind one of the confusion in the islands of the Sound, where the land is excessively indented.
Not only their formation, but their situation and aspect remind one of the terrestrial oceans; but again, as on earth, these seas occupy the greater portion of the globe.
In the majority of cases there was nothing to be seen in the cabin to remind one of the coming of the Saviour, except that the people had ceased work in the fields and were lounging about their homes.
"One would think such a friendship would not require any thing to remind one of its existence," returned the aunt.
Janet's gardens that surround her home have a variety of blooming flowers and bushes which are surrounded by many primitives, which remind one of the "good old days."
Milmar Onal's minimalist figures remind one of a schematic diagram; specific details are omitted, making them open to various interpretations.
Which seaside town in County Wicklow in Ireland, might remind one of the harsh cry of a donkey?
What native American people might remind one of the state capital of Wyoming?
The unique metaphors around which Sinead Morrissey constructs many of her poems also contain a classic character that remind one of metaphysical poets such as Donne when she examines how her hands are the only remaining representation of the union of her parents.
Alfred, the Jewish janitor at Macy's, has his life enriched by Kris even if he is too old to believe in him; the tragedy and redemption of the Dutch orphan girl cannot help but remind one of all the little Jewish Dutch girls who weren't even so lucky.
And, with numerous high-grade features in the interior that remind one of the new CLS, the C-Class sets completely new standards in its segment with respect to perceived value and quality," said Frank Bernthaler, sales & marketing director, Mercedes-Benz Cars, Middle East & Levant.
The narrator of The Unwelcome Guest is fairly reliable in his unreliability, moving from place to place, thought to thought, and paragraph to paragraph with a kind of preconceived randomness that is not unlike what one will find in Nin and Nan, whose iconic thirteen chapters (lucky or otherwise) remind one of Burgess's iconic twenty-one chapters in A Clockwork Orange.
His references to the song Winchester Cathedral and the word peekaboo unite to remind one of the new vaudeville band, who made records featuring both titles around late 1966.
He possesses a rangey articulateness that could remind one of Steve Paxton, the father of contact improvisation.
Deep, rich colors remind one of flesh, blood, and the final, most-golden sunbeams before twilight.