jog your memory

This page is about the idiom jog your memory


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