Definition of take a trip (or walk) down memory lane in English:

take a trip (or walk) down memory lane

phrase

  • Indulge in pleasant or sentimental memories.

    • ‘Mr. Karunakaran took a trip down memory lane, recalling his early days as an ordinary worker of the Indian National Congress, and then as a trade union leader before reaching the higher echelons of power, both in the State and at the Centre.’
    • ‘As the countdown to Tullow Community School's reunion begins in earnest, it seems everyone is taking a trip down memory lane to rekindle their school days.’
    • ‘Former Bradford pupils from around the world took a trip down memory lane with a visit to their old school - 40 years after they left.’
    • ‘The old school bell rang once more as the Taugheen Young at Heart group took a trip down memory lane in a ‘Back to School’ special.’
    • ‘In the past, the participating cars have been models between the 1914-1962 time frame, giving the audiences not just a chance to see and feel a different time but also take a trip down memory lane.’
    • ‘A number of visitors to the area over the last few weeks were taking a trip down memory lane by coming back to their original roots.’
    • ‘Reminiscing about long forgotten names, lost to many in Portlaoise, but not to the Marian Avenue residents, they took a trip down memory lane.’
    • ‘As she takes a trip down memory lane to tell us how it all began one afternoon in Baramulla, Paro is candid without being outspoken, and beguilingly seems to hold back as much as she shares.’
    • ‘And Laura Mason will be taking a trip down memory lane to show how the pancheon (a coarse earthenware pan) was used as a bread-proving pot in traditional farmhouse kitchens.’
    • ‘Now a local antiques dealer is helping movie buffs to take a trip down memory lane by making the refreshment room at Carnforth railway station appear just how it did in the 1945 film.’
    recall, call to mind, recollect, think of
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