One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Cause someone to remember something suddenly.‘I wanted to see if the clothes would jog her memory’
stimulate, prompt, stir, activate, arouseView synonyms
- ‘Today, officers are due to flood the West Swindon shopping centre to canvas passers-by in the hope of jogging the public's memory.’
- ‘Our petrolhead talk, however, has jogged his memory and he suddenly interrupts himself.’
- ‘I just hope this jogs someone else's memory, because he may have asked others for directions.’
- ‘But if that information gets out, can't that help jog some people's memories in the public and help this investigation?’
- ‘Something laughed outside the door, a poisonous sound that suddenly jogged his memory and mind.’
- ‘Police issued a picture of a similar Subaru Impreza, a WRX model worth about £26,000, in a bid to jog people's memories.’
- ‘She then jogged his memory that they had a cat named Jack.’
- ‘Several old photos that have been published in the ‘Western People’ have jogged many memories of that old line.’
- ‘I had two encounters that jogged my memory about memory.’
- ‘It jogged my memory and I remembered an article I had read in a Sunday Observer sometime earlier this year, say in March or April.’
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