Questions on memory

DavidA1Kwiziq community member

Questions on memory

Are these two statements correct?

With "something is brought to mind" you have to omit the "a".

With "something reminds me that ..." you swap the "a" with "que".


Also, I didn't understand this part "something reminds me of what...", using "lo que" for "what"

What you mean with this? 


Asked 1 year ago
JohnC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Hola David,

Remember that this is all about what you want to say, and how to say it.

For the sake of completeness I would make a small change.

Something “reminds me of” OR “is similar to”: Do not omit the “a” [from Recordar + a]

Something “is brought to mind”: Omit the “a” [from Recordar + a].

Something reminds me that: Use Recordar + que

Using “lo que” for what.

Think of “lo que” as meaning “what, which, that which, or the thing that. It is used in reference to an idea that is expressed in the same sentence. If you look at the sentence “This reminds me of what happened last month” you will see that the “what” is referring to “what happened last month.” You could substitute “that which and “the thing that” in the sentence and it would still make sense. Hence lo que. 

There is a lesson in B1 which says more about this.Here is the link:

Using lo que = what, which, that which, the thing that (relative pronouns)

Saludos. John

JohnC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Trying again with that link.

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Questions on memory

Are these two statements correct?

With "something is brought to mind" you have to omit the "a".

With "something reminds me that ..." you swap the "a" with "que".


Also, I didn't understand this part "something reminds me of what...", using "lo que" for "what"

What you mean with this? 


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