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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyremind of
he/she/itreminds of
present participlereminding of
past tensereminded of
past participlereminded of
  1. 1
    remind someone of something to make someone remember something that happened in the past

    That song always reminds me of our holiday in Mexico.

  2. 2
    remind someone of someone/something to make someone think of someone or something else because of being very similar to them

    She was tall and dark, and reminded me of my cousin Sarah.

    It’s a strange taste – it reminds me of melons.

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