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Ways of talking about memories

that reminds me

used when someone has just said or done something that helps you to remember something

as (far as) I recall

used for telling someone what you remember about a particular event, person etc

if my memory serves me (well/right/correctly)

used for saying that you think you have remembered something correctly

now you mention it

used when someone says something that makes you realize or remember another thing

as far as I know/can remember/can see/can tell

used for saying what you think is true when you think that there may be facts that you do not know, remember etc

come to think of/about it

used for adding something that you have just remembered about a subject that you are talking about

what about...?

used for reminding someone that a particular person or thing needs to be considered

for old times’ sake

so that you can remember a happy time in the past

on the tip of your tongue

if a word, name etc is on the tip of your tongue, you know it but cannot remember it at the time you are speaking

oh

interjection

used at the beginning of a reply for showing that someone has just reminded you of something

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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