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Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #109481: Remember or remind
Remember or remind
Remember and remind have different meanings..
A When you remember something, you recall it to your mind.
Remember (used transitively) can be followed by an object. It can also be followed by an infinitive, a that-clause, or when, what, why.
Remember is followed by a gerund when you are recalling something you've done in the past.
I remember yesterday.
As far as I can remember.
Remember who you are, my dear.
Remember to send the email, please.
Remember that I have always loved you.
I remembered seeing Tom Cruise in Venice a few years ago.
B When you remind someone of/about something/someone or remind someone + 'to' infinitive + something, you recall something (or someone) to their mind. You make them remember.
Remind can be followed by an infinitive, a that-clause, noun or a pronoun followed by of.
Please remind me to buy the tickets. I'm so forgetful.
I want to remind you that you are a grown-up.
Sheila reminds me of a famous Italian actress whom I saw in London.
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