This favorite idiom is probably one you know:
- Does that ring a bell?
It loosely translates as Připomíná ti to něco? and is often used to describe a vague memory or familiarity.
A: Have you heard about Terry Pratchett?
B: That does ring a bell… he is a writer, right?
A good synonym is “sounds familiar”. Both these phrases are sometimes used:
- Yesterday you promised to clean the car. Does that ring a bell?
- What you said his name was? Harthsmuth? Sorry, doesn’t ring a bell.