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remind somebody of smth instead of "remind sb to do somethin"



 
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remind somebody of smth instead of "remind sb to do somethin" #1 (permalink) Sun Sep 30, 2007 9:39 am   remind somebody of smth instead of "remind sb to do somethin"
 

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #178 "Reported commands: reported speech", question 4

"Don't forget to post the letter!" He ......... me to post the letter.

(a) reminded
(b) ordered
(c) begged
(d) asked

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #178 "Reported commands: reported speech", answer 4

"Don't forget to post the letter!" He reminded me to post the letter.

Correct answer: (a) reminded

Your answer was: incorrect
"Don't forget to post the letter!" He asked me to post the letter.
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I think "remind" is only used in the structure:remind somebody of something instead of in the structure:remind sb to do something.Is it right?if not,can you give me the explanations about the difference between those structure

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remind somebody of smth instead of "remind sb to do somethin" #2 (permalink) Sun Sep 30, 2007 10:21 am   remind somebody of smth instead of "remind sb to do somethin"
 

To remind someone of someone/something means that this person or thing brings/calls to mind another person or thing, often because they are similar:

My daughter sometimes reminds me of myself as a child.

Also, a certain song/scent/story, etc. can remind us of a past event, for example.

For more information on the use of this verb, see:

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