call\ to\ mind

v. phr.
To remember; cause to remember.

Your story calls to mind a similar event that happened to us a few years back.


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  • Call — (k[add]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Called} (k[add]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Calling}] [OE. callen, AS. ceallian; akin to Icel. & Sw. kalla, Dan. kalde, D. kallen to talk, prate, OHG. kall[=o]n to call; cf. Gr. ghry ein to speak, sing, Skr. gar to praise …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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