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 ?
The dust and heat, the burning wind, reminded us of many things.
The girl grew up with such beauty that it reminded us of her mother's, which was very great, and yet it was thought that the daughter's would exceed it; and so when she reached the age of fourteen to fifteen years nobody beheld her but blessed God that had made her so beautiful, and the greater number were in love with her past redemption.
By and by we perceived what those super-delicate colors, and their continuous play and movement, reminded us of; it is what one sees in a soap-bubble that is drifting along, catching changes of tint from the objects it passes.
He reminded us of words that are often confused for each other: "If it walks like a word and it's spelled like a word, it must be a word, right?
Each tomato tasted right from the vine and each flower cut for a friend's table reminded us of our gifts from God, of the need for a sabbath to call us back to the priorities in our faith.
Lois reminded us of a prophecy from her Native American culture related to uses of technology: "Technology will be used the wrong way, and people will try to become like God or the Creator with the technology.
Reminded us of the GAA interviewer who told a player: "You missed quite a free fews out there.."
Airlines and travel agencies filled newspaper and Web pages with "special offers" for faraway places while the president reminded us of our civic duty to get back in the saddle of a 747.