Meaning of “remind sb of sth/sb” in the English Dictionary

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"remind sb of sth/sb" in British English

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remind sb of sth/sb

phrasal verb with remind uk /rɪˈmaɪnd/ us /rɪˈmaɪnd/ verb [ T ]

B1 to be similar to, and make someone think of, something or someone else:

Your hair and eyes remind me of your mother.

More examples

  • I never wear grey because it reminds me of my old school uniform.
  • You remind me of someone I used to know.
  • I liked her immediately because she reminded me of Sally.
  • He reminds me of my dad.
  • Something about her manner reminds me of an old school teacher I used to have.

(Definition of “remind sb of sth/sb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)