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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. © 2015 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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Devices which support the smart assistant, such as Amazon's own Echo line of devices, can now perform time and location-based routines and reminders which are triggered at a specific time or when you enter or leave a specific area, Engadget reported.
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Other health centers should consider implementing the gyrA assay, and using reminder notifications may improve uptake by providers.
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Premium users also can attach notes to tasks, collaborate with other users, attach files of any size, choose colors for customized themes, use location-based reminders and qualify for VIP support.
PEMRA reminder - quoting the operative part of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) judgment of February 13, 2017 - said that the court had directed the media that nothing about Valentine's Day and its celebration would be spread on either electronic or print media.
A different style and much more ornate than Liverpool's own Cathedral it may be, but it was a further reminder of home.
The 1st reminder call was given after 7 days if a baby did not report on the scheduled date.
Essentially what happens is that the user has set a reminder for Alexa to reminder for itself.
Petersburg, Russia, October 12, 2017 --( Weather Reminder 2.0 app is released on iOS.
Therefore, the following interventions were implemented: calling families of group-I infants to schedule final appointments regardless of prior attendance; reminder phone calls for remaining visits.
Summary: New dash electronic reminder feature alerts parents of precious cargo in back seat