One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Cause someone to remember something suddenly.
stimulate, prompt, stir, activate, arouseView synonyms
- ‘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.’
- ‘I had two encounters that jogged my memory about memory.’
- ‘Today, officers are due to flood the West Swindon shopping centre to canvas passers-by in the hope of jogging the public's memory.’
- ‘I just hope this jogs someone else's memory, because he may have asked others for directions.’
- ‘Police issued a picture of a similar Subaru Impreza, a WRX model worth about £26,000, in a bid to jog people's memories.’
- ‘Several old photos that have been published in the ‘Western People’ have jogged many memories of that old line.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘She then jogged his memory that they had a cat named Jack.’
- ‘Our petrolhead talk, however, has jogged his memory and he suddenly interrupts himself.’
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