bring to mind something


bring to mind something
bring to mind (someone/something) to cause you to think of someone or something.

Something about her face brings to mind my first-grade teacher.

My daughter said the story brought her relationship with me to mind.

Usage notes: also used in the form call to mind:

He asked how I knew and I couldn't call it to mind at the time.

Related vocabulary: bring back something

New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • bring to mind someone — bring to mind (someone/something) to cause you to think of someone or something. Something about her face brings to mind my first grade teacher. My daughter said the story brought her relationship with me to mind. Usage notes: also used in the… …   New idioms dictionary

  • bring to mind — (someone/something) to cause you to think of someone or something. Something about her face brings to mind my first grade teacher. My daughter said the story brought her relationship with me to mind. Usage notes: also used in the form call to… …   New idioms dictionary

  • bring to mind — bring (something/someone) to mind to cause you to think of someone or something. Something about his face brings to mind an old friend of mine …   New idioms dictionary

  • bring to mind — recall something Her perfect acting brought to mind some of the great actresses of the past …   Idioms and examples

  • call/bring to mind — call/bring (something) to mind : to cause (something) to be remembered or thought of Seeing her again brought to mind the happy times we spent together in college. • • • Main Entry: ↑mind …   Useful english dictionary

  • bring back something — bring back (something) 1. to cause something to become popular again. He s trying to bring back disco music. 2. to cause someone to remember something. That music always brings back happy memories. Related vocabulary: bring to mind… …   New idioms dictionary

  • bring back — (something) 1. to cause something to become popular again. He s trying to bring back disco music. 2. to cause someone to remember something. That music always brings back happy memories. Related vocabulary: bring to mind someone/something …   New idioms dictionary

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  • mind — mind1 [ maınd ] noun *** 1. ) count or uncount the part of you that thinks, knows, remembers, and feels things: His mind was full of the things he had seen that day. I need a walk to clear my mind. in someone s mind: I wonder what s going on in… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • mind */*/*/ — I UK [maɪnd] / US noun Word forms mind : singular mind plural minds Metaphor: Your mind is like a container or area, with thoughts being stored there or going in and out. The memory of that day is still fresh in my mind. ♦ A few doubts remained… …   English dictionary