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.
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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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These kids pay to come and see us and we appreciate that so it's nice to give them something to remember us by.
We're happy to do something to remember us by," said Shah, about his strange pastime.
This football kit was our parting gift - a lasting legacy so to speak - and will be something to remember us by.
We all wanted to do something to acknowledge that she was here and to give her something to remember us by," Jo Zaklan said.
But he's made his decision to go home and now it's up to us to give him something to remember us by.
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