Remember vs Remind

  • Remember ( not used in the continuous form): To have or keep an image in your memory of a person, an event, a place, etc. from the past.

Remember  something/someone …

To remember + verb + ing

Remember + infinitive with to


  1. I can remember all my studentsfaces, but not their names.
  2. I still remember my first day at school.
  3. Do you remember me? We used to go to primary school together.
  4. Please remember to turn off the lights before you leave.
  5. I remember turning off the lights this morning.
  6. As far as I can remember, Janet was always good at languages.
  • Remind is used when someone or something helps you think of something you have or might have forgotten.

Remind sb of  sth/sb

Remind sb to do sth


  1. This smell reminds me of my mother.
  2. You remind me of your father when you say that.
  3. Please, remind me to call him after the meeting.
  4. Remind your children to have enough sleep before the exam.

Hopefully, remember vs remind has been clearly explained. Now then, check the difference between needn’t have done and didn’t need to do.