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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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.
See also: of, remind
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.
See also: of, remind
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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In every form, it reminds us of what we are, what we have and what we could give, what story we could tell.
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The circle of the wreath reminds us of God Himself; his eternity and endless mercy which has no beginning or end.
The Catechism reminds us of these charisms (# 2003-2004).
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She visits the world of Islam a few times and also brings the reader into the worlds of Buddhism (she reminds us of the Zen maxim: "Great doubt, great awakening"), Hinduism, and Chinese philosophy.
First of all He is OUR Father, which reminds us of the brotherhood of all mankind and our brothers and sisters in Christ.Secondly, He is our FATHER, which reminds us that we are His children and He regards us with the love and forgiveness which all fathers should always have for their children.
He then reminds us of the image that `when I point my finger at my neighbour there are three more pointing back at me'.