word photo
to rack one's brain
phrase
to think hard or make a great effort to remember or solve something
Click to see examples

Examples






word photo
to ring a bell
phrase
to make one feel a sense of familiarity or help one remember something
Click to see examples

Examples






word photo
to take a stroll / trip / walk down memory lane
phrase
to talk or write about one's enjoyable previous experiences
Click to see examples

Examples






word photo
to have a memory like an elephant
phrase
to easily be able to remember things and rarely forget them
Click to see examples

Examples






word photo
blast from the past
phrase
the unexpected appearance or remebrance of a person or thing that evokes nostalgic feelings within one
Click to see examples

Examples






word photo
mind's eye
phrase
a person's ability to visualize things that could happen
Click to see examples

Examples






word photo
to have a familiar ring / rhythm
phrase
to make one think of something one saw or heard before
Click to see examples

Examples






word photo
to jog one's memory
phrase
to help someone remember something they forgot
Click to see examples

Examples






word photo
in / within living memory
phrase
used to refer to events or experiences that have happened within the lifetime of people who are currently alive, particularly recently
Click to see examples

Examples






word photo
to ring in one's ears / head
phrase
(of a memory) to still be present in one's mind, particularly when one does not want to remember it
Click to see examples

Examples






word photo
to open / reopen old wounds
phrase
to bring up past painful or unresolved experiences, often leading to emotional distress or discomfort
Click to see examples

Examples






word photo
for old times' sake
phrase
as a way to remember or honor past experiences or relationships
Click to see examples

Examples






word photo
if one's memory serve sb (right)
sentence
used when one is trying to remember something, but is not sure whether one can remember it correctly
Click to see examples

Examples






Great!

You've reviewed all the words in this lesson!

Upgrade to premium

In order to continue your learning process you must upgrade to the premium plan