re·mind /rɪˈmaɪnd/ ●●● S1 W2 verb [transitiveT] 1 REMIND/MAKE somebody REMEMBERto make someone remember something that they must do 使〔某人〕想起〔必须做的事〕，提醒 Yes, I’ll be there. Thanks for reminding me.
remind somebody about something The girls constantly had to be reminded about their chores.
remind somebody to do something Remind me to buy some milk tonight.
remind somebody (that) Mrs Welland reminded her son that they still had several people to see.
that reminds me (=used when something has just made you remember something you were going to say or do) 那倒提醒了我 Oh, that reminds me, I saw Jenny in town today.
remind yourself I reminded myself to watch them closely.
He made a few notes to remind himself of what he wanted to say.
2 REMIND/MAKE somebody REMEMBERto make someone remember someone that they know or something that happened in the past 使〔某人〕想起 remind somebody of something That song always reminds me of our first date.
remind somebody (of) what/how etc I was reminded how lucky I was.
3 don’t remind me spokenREMIND/MAKE somebody REMEMBER used in a joking way when someone has mentioned something that embarrasses or annoys you 别跟我提这事〔某人提到使你尴尬或不快的事情时的诙谐说法〕 ‘We’ve got a test tomorrow.’ ‘Don’t remind me!’
4 let me remind you/may I remind you (that) spoken formalWARN used to emphasize a warning or criticism 让我提醒你〔用于加强警告或批评的语气〕 Let me remind you that you are expected to arrive on time.
5 remind somebody of somebody/something phrasal verbphr v LIKE/SIMILARto seem similar to someone or something else 使〔某人〕想起〔相似的人或物〕 The landscape reminded her of Scotland.
Corinne reminds me of myself when I was her age.
n Remind someone of is not used in the progressive. You say:
He reminds me of Pete. ✗Don’t say: He is reminding me of Pete.
remind of • That reminds me of a joke I heard last week. remind• He had been warning Matilda, reminding her that she could still threaten Edmund's safety to ensure Isabel's obedience.• You've got no choice, he reminded himself.• Its teeth were as yellow as Mrs McCue's and in some strange way it reminded me a little of her.• Oh that reminds me - I'm supposed to take Cheryl to the airport tomorrow.• Remind me to buy some batteries for my Walkman, OK?• I'd love to have lunch next Wednesday, but you'll have to remind me.• I'd better write this down to remind myself.• Yet Mansell-mania reminded some of Beatlemania in the Swinging Sixties.• Doing so directs their attention to their drinking and reminds them that they are trying to moderate their consumption.• Until recently, the seventies were a widely hated era, and with wit and humor, Boogie Nights reminds us why.• Pauline phoned to remind you about the party.• I just want to remind you that your assignments must be completed by Friday.• That way, when the yelling starts, you can remind yourself that it was your choice to work there.• Write down a few notes to remind yourself what you want to say.
remind somebody about something• Let's go down and remind Mr. Lee about the meeting.
remind somebody (of) what/how etc• She awoke with her body lazily relaxed, only slight soreness to remind her of what had happened the previous night.• He is often very callous to Lennie and is constantly reminding him what his life could be like without Lennie.• The headlines reminded me how lucky I was.• Ranger Dave Hutson likes to remind visitors how lucky they are compared to James White, who first mapped the cave.• It also reminds us of how recently belief in the supernatural was part of life.• It reminds us of what the desert has come to signify in some peoples writing and thinking.• Such patients may be helped by being reminded of what they have accomplished during treatment.• Now, remind yourself what you paid for it.