Meaning of RECALL in English

RECALL

verb

BAD : May I recall you what happened that day?

GOOD : May I remind you of what happened that day?

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recall (fairly formal) = remember: 'I really can't recall what his wife looks like.'

remind = cause (someone) to remember: 'The painting reminded me of my last holiday in Bali.' 'Remind me to buy a new toothbrush while we're out.'

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