remind (someone) of


: to cause (someone) to remember (something)
I reminded him of his promise to help me.
This song reminds me of our wedding day.
: to cause (someone) to think of (a similar person or thing)
He reminds me of my uncle.
This painting reminds me of a picture I saw at the Metropolitan Museum.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Warm, antique whites remind of old farmhouses and cozy country cottages. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, 20 Jan. 2023 Surely a beret would remind of her of Big in the same way a high-blood-pressure-inducing entrecôte steak would? Laura Hawkins, Glamour, 8 Mar. 2023 There are, no doubt, references to art historical tropes, perhaps to images that remind of us of the brevity of life, or even penitence. Washington Post, 10 Nov. 2021 These damn Republicans remind of the politics of the ’60s., 2 Sep. 2020 Netflix shows that remind of literally anything but staying inside all day. Hannah Rimm,, 19 Aug. 2020 These things remind of us childhood, and of dreams, places where reality is slippery and true faith is possible. Katy Kelleher, Longreads, 10 Aug. 2020 Other hues, including a mustard yellow color called Tarnished Trumpet SW 9026 and the taupe tone Hardware SW 6172, remind of timeworn antiques and speak to vintage style. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, 4 Aug. 2020 But his quick release, his unlimited range, his consistency remind of the Golden State star. Shawn Windsor, Detroit Free Press, 29 June 2020 See More

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“Remind (someone) of.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jun. 2023.

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