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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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.
See also: of, remind
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.
See also: of, remind
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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Parents of children who were 'rescued' in the Navotas City drug raid must be punished to 'remind them of their responsibility,' Foreign Affairs Secretary Teddy Locsin Jr.
Riders at every meeting receive a daily briefing by a stipendiary steward to remind them of their responsibilities regarding use of the whip and it will be repeated at Ascot in the hope that despite the lucrative prize-money on offer, riders will not adopt a win-at-all-costs approach.
BHA chief stipendiary steward William Nunneley said: "We always talk to the jockeys at every meeting now to remind them of their responsibilities, especially if we have jockeys who don't ride here regularly.
Commissioner Lancaster also sent a warning letter to members of the sign industry to remind them of the law and inform them of the Department's efforts to step up its enforcement regarding illegal signs on sheds.
John Gronow is bottling up Welsh fresh air to sell to ex-pats to remind them of the green green grass of home
We can bless others in our homes and remind them of how they are icons of God's presence.