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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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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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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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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In another experiment, one group of children was again reminded they have various identities.
Edwin Gariguez, executive secretary of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines National Secretariat for Social Action, reminded candidates and their supporters not to wear campaign shirts inside churches during the Holy Week.
Therefore, we reminded them through the announcement on [social and mass media], to make them aware of the regulation as well as the consequences of not complying with the ban,' he said.
'Please be reminded that it is illegal to supply, distribute, or use any hailers or loud speakers on a vehicle or vessel to disseminate political agendas,' the statement read.
The white candy reminded him of the purity of Jesus and the 3 thin red stripes of His suffering at the hands of the Roman soldiers.
The broad red stripe reminded him of the blood Jesus shed for all humanity.
They repeat Dieese's test (1959) and then recognized that (participations who were students of Rise university in Texas, America) estimate had been reminded 40% of Non-presented words.
People are also reminded to stock up with remedies for winter ailments such as colds and coughs or diarrhoea and vomiting.
When they are to decide who will take over the Polog-Kumanovo eparchy, whether it will be young Josif or someone else, the archbishops should get reminded if archbishop Kiril's statement thanks to which the young Josif has now the right to decide about important issues.
After going through the ECHO archive and talking about it, I was reminded of many things.
With the cough/cold season here, officials say it is important for families to be reminded to always store medicine safely and securely in their homes.
Scrap metal dealers were also reminded that the use of loud speakers to advertise their services was also illegal.
The 22-year-old has been constantly reminded that the Fifers' last appearance in the Scottish Cup semi-finals was in 1963 when they lost 5-2 to Celtic.
And one is not reminded of the words of his late grandmother to
JOCKEYS will be reminded to apply "common sense" and use their whips within BHA rules at Royal Ascot next week by officials hoping there will be no repeat of the raft of breaches committed at the Cheltenham Festival.