something to remember (one) by

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something to remember (one) by

A memento or keepsake to remind one of someone. I'll miss you too. Here, keep my hat—something to remember me by.
See also: remember, something

something to reˈmember somebody by

(informal) a punishment, especially a physical one: If I ever catch you stealing my apples again, I’ll give you something to remember me by.
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When I meet a man like that, I want something to remember him by.
London, Nov 10 ( ANI ): Louis Smith will be leaving his 'Strictly Come Dancing' fans something to remember him by, as the Olympic gymnast is bringing out a calendar, just in time for Christmas.
His friends wanted to do something to remember him by and recognise his love of football so they decided to hold an annual football match.
But after a disappointing season with Sporting Liedson wants to give the club's fans something to remember him by - which could mean bad news for Walter Smith's men.
What a great opportunity he still has to give the people of Pontypridd something to remember him by donating some of his vast fortune to restore the baths to their former glory.
It is not every day you lose a son and I just wanted to do something to remember him by.
JAMIE STEVENSON gave the Al loa fans something to remember him by as he fired home a priceless winner against their relegation rivals.
I wanted to do something to remember him by," said Latrell, "and show the world you can change things.
Thaw, who died of throat cancer in February, asked 69-year-old Sheila to let her choose something to remember him by.
The aide added: "When she's home William wanted her to have something to remember him by.
On the day of his funeral we said we would have to do something to remember him by and everyone was keen to play this match.
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