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The difference between “remember” and “remember”

The difference between“To remember“y“To remember“

“To remember“y“to remember“they are easy to confuse and often cause problems for English learners.

“Remember“ means to rethink something from the past.

  • I remember my childhood. ✔️
  • Can you remember our trip to Sicily? ✔️

“Remind“ means to make someone think of something again.

  • I will remind you about John’s birthday next week. ✔️
  • Can you remind Tony to clean his bedroom? ✔️

More about“Remember“and“Remind“

Among learners of English, there is often confusion about verbs“to remember“y“to remember“.


The verb“to remember“is used when someone thinks about something again. The sentence needs nothing more to say who or what brought up the memory. Remember that you do not need to take an object, but you can have one.

Example sentences with“to remember“:

  • Henry suddenly remembered his mother’s request. ✔️
    (Here,“remembered“takes an object.)
  • Henry suddenly remembered. ✔️
    (“To remember“can be used without an object.)

Los sinónimos de“to remember“they are remembering and remembering.


“To remember“it is a verb. It always takes an object. It requires two people or things: (1) the subject (the person you are remembering) and (2) an object (the person or thing you are thinking about again).
Examples of sentences with“to remember“:

  • Henry reminds me of my cousin Luca. ✔️
  • I reminded the teacher about yesterday’s homework. ✔️

Los sinónimos de“to remember“they are push and ask.

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