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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

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 broad red strip reminded him of the blood Jesus shed for all humanity.
It was the same and I was reminded of the scene, 'Mere bete yenge, Karan- Arjun yenge, dharti ka seena phdkar yenge' and then I enter from the boxing ring, so somewhere or the other this ad of Dixcy Scott reminded me of those days," Khan continued.
One is not reminded of Mozaffaruddin Shah who died of a hernia
And whenever I see a flame dancing wildly, I'm reminded that even when I grapple with doubts, the decision to keep praying is in itself a witness to others.
But power does not like to be called on its corruption or reminded of its penultimacy.
The crypt is an embarrassment, and I hear that the architects were leaned upon by the donor-conscious clergy, though once outside and still within the courtyard walls, you are reminded by the sunshine, and the calm and totally assumed faith of Spanish Catholicism, that this is still a Mexicano city.
On evaluating the International Monetary Fund's management of today's highly imbalanced global economy, one cannot help but be reminded of the apocryphal story about the inquest into the sinking of the Titanic.
People over 55 or on benefits will also be reminded that they can take advantage of a free home security check.
While delivering the scan sheets, I am reminded that it is payday, overhear a study group discussing cell mutation, watch as a student with autism strokes a black-and-white puppy, observe seven lines of girls maneuvering basketballs, and enjoy parts of the National Anthem as the choir rehearses for a pep rally.
June Church & State) reminded me of an experience I had in the Marine Corps.
Here we are reminded of Foucault's fascination with acts of sex between men that were not subsumed by the legal and social order of homosexuality.
I am constantly reminded by these words to use the time given by God in a wise and beneficial way.
Taking in the 200 minutes of pleasures that ``The Return of the King'' offers is to be reminded of just what an extraordinary achievement Jackson and company have pulled off with these films.
ON RECENT TRIPS to Europe and the Asia-Pacific Region, I've been reminded yet again of the critical importance of strong economic development in countries around the world.
The "critic as sophist," we are starkly reminded, is the antipodes to "the critic as conservator.