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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

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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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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References in classic literature ?
And now hain't he owned up that you remind him of somethin' he wants ter forget?
I didn't upbraid him, nor remind him that I had "told him so."
The inn at Zeeland reminded him of the Handbill, and of the visit of Miss Jethro.
I'm apt to forget my resolutions, but if I had something always about me to remind me, I guess I should do better.
It reminded me of a sepia painting I had once seen done from the ink of a fossil Belemnite that must have perished and become fossilized millions of years ago.
Bersamin reminds executive judges to resolve election cases 'with utmost caution and dispatch' !-- -- (Philstar.com) - May 10, 2019 - 3:34pm MANILA, Philippines Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin reminded executive judges and clerks of courtto remain at their respective posts on the day of the 2019 midterm elections.
Municipal Hall spokesperson Meth Meas Pheakdey said the recent statement simply reminds the people that the authority would take legal action against 'any defiant individuals'.
Underwood believed that false inconsistent response is created in this changing codes so when person see a word such as hat may be he reminds cold and then
The letter reminds them that if their income is over PS50,000 and they received Child Benefit in 2012/13, they will need to complete a Self Assessment tax return for the 2012/13 tax year.
Branko Gjorgjevski reminds in Dnevnik of now deceased Metropolitan Kiril's statement at a session of the synod of the Macedonian Orthodox Church with which he opposed the demand of several older archbishops--younger episcopes not to have the right to vote for matters concerning the church.
The program reminds them to store medicines carefully, providing them with information and tools to keep their children safe.
Its actually lot of emotions running through me because it reminds me of February 22 evening.
The festival of Succot reminds us of our fragility and our dependence on God.
EVERYONE has a song that reminds them of a past relationship or a special moment in their lives and housing charity Shelter wants to know which songs make Scots think of home.
It just reminds you of the daft Liverpool sense of humour."