take a trip down memory lane


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take a trip down memory lane

To reminisce over memories of past events, especially happy ones. My grandmother spends more time taking trips down memory lane these days than talking about the present. Sarah: "How did your coffee date with John go?" Amy: "It was pretty amicable, actually. We took a trip down memory lane for a while, and then we went our separate ways."
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take a trip (or walk) down memory lane

deliberately recall pleasant or sentimental memories.
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go down/take somebody down ˌmemory ˈlane

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take a trip down ˌmemory ˈlane

remember, or make somebody remember, pleasant things that happened a long time ago: Reading those letters took me down memory lane.We’ll be taking a trip down memory lane this evening when Mary Smithson talks about her 50 years in publishing.
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Children's centre manager Matt Lee said: "It is a perfect opportunity to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the modern world and take a trip down memory lane."
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LIBRARY-GOERS can take a trip down memory lane this month with an exhibition of old photographs.
Many of the films, such as Carrie's War, The 4.30 from Paddington, and The Seven Per Cent Solution are set around the famous Severn Valley Railway and members of the public are invited to come and take a trip down memory lane.
Visitors to Blyth Quayside can take a trip down Memory Lane, thanks to new talking posts telling people of the area's history.
OLD time groovers can take a trip down memory lane to the 50s, 60s and 70s to when LPs and 45s ruled the music world.