take (one) down memory lane

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take (one) down memory lane

To cause one to reminisce over memories of past events, especially happy ones. Let's take Grandma down memory lane—that might cheer her up. Sarah: "How did your coffee date with John go?" Amy: "It was pretty amicable, actually. He took me down memory lane for a while, and then we went our separate ways."
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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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However, the icing on the yummy cupcake that was the concert was the mega-hit that took us down memory lane, Photograph.
In her key note poem, founding member and former director Elizabeth IKhaxas took us down memory lane to the early years, when Sister Namibia was a collective of passionate volunteers who gave freely of their time to share feminist ideas and produce the magazine, and asked whether the organisation will survive the transition to the next generation in the context of gender mainstreaming, log frames and the ongoing struggle for funds.