bring something to mind

bring something 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. 2014.

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  • call/bring something 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

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  • bring someone 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 something back — 1 the smell brought back memories: REMIND ONE OF, put one in mind of, bring/call to mind, conjure up, evoke, summon up; take one back. 2 bring back capital punishment: REINTRODUCE, reinstate, re establish, revive, resurrect. → bring …   Useful english dictionary

  • bring someone/something to mind — cause one to remember or think of someone or something all that marble brought to mind a mausoleum …   Useful english 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

  • mind — mind1 W1S1 [maınd] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(ability to think and imagine)¦ 2 change your mind 3 make up your mind/make your mind up 4 have somebody/something in mind (for something) 5 bear/keep somebody/something in mind 6 with somebody/something in mind 7… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mind — 1 /maInd/ noun BRAIN/THINKING PROCESS 1 (C, U) the part of a person, usually considered to be their brain, that they use to think and imagine things: I have a picture of him in my mind tall, blond and handsome. | I don t know what s going on in… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 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

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