jog your memory

This page is about the idiom jog your memory.

Meaning: If something jogs your memory, it helps you to remember something.

For example:

  • The song really jogged my memory and I could clearly picture the scene thirty years ago when my friends and I first heard it.

  • The police had a sketch of the suspect drawn and showed it to people in the area in the hope of jogging their memories.

Quick Quiz:

Try to find something that will jog your memory and

a. help you to forget

b. help you to imagine

c. help you to remember

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Contributor: Matt Errey