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 ?
Why, only to-day he owned up that one time he just felt he never wanted to see me again, because I reminded him of something he wanted to forget.
"He said you reminded him of something he wanted to forget?"
That is, while he dominated my love and fancy, if I had been so fortunate as to have a simple concept of anything in life, I must have tried to give the expression of it some turn or tint that would remind the reader of books even before it reminded him of men.
The inn at Zeeland reminded him of the Handbill, and of the visit of Miss Jethro.
I meant, moreover, to have reminded him of our being quite alone now, and very much in need of him to keep up our spirits these long winter evenings.
Turn it upside down and it reminded him of the letter J for Jesus, who it's all about, turn it the right way up and it reminded him of a shepherds crook and the words of Jesus 'I am the Good Shepherd'.
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.
Turn it upside down and it reminded him of the letter J for Jesus who it's all about, turn it the right way up and it reminded him of a shepherd's crook and the words of Jesus 'I am the Good Shepherd' The white candy reminded him of the purity of Jesus and the three 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.
Rahman said that the film reminded him of the need to help the underprivileged.