take one back

take one back (to some time)

Fig. to cause one to think of a time in the past. This takes me back to the time I spent the summer in Paris. What you said really takes me back.
See also: back, one, take
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Essentially a collection of articles by senior journalist, scriptwriter and filmmaker Ali Sufyan Afaqi who witnessed the growth of the Pakistan film industry, its rise and eventual downfall the books are full of anecdotes that take one back in time.