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    #1

    kind memories?

    1-I have kind memories of his mother.
    2-I have gentle memories of that town.
    3-I have happy memories of my student years.

    In these sentences does the adjective qualify the memories themselves or that which is remembered?

    His mother was kind. Memories cannot be 'kind'. Could I say 'I have kind memories of his mother." when I have memories of his mother's kindness?

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    #2

    Re: kind memories?

    The first two are not natural sentences. In #3 the adjective relates to "memories".

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    Re: kind memories?

    I am not a teacher.

    A phrase that you might hear is, "I have fond memories of X."

    It is equivalent to saying "I remember fondly", or "I remember with affection".

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    #4

    Re: kind memories?

    Is there such a contstruction as "I've fond memories FOR"?
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    Re: kind memories?

    Quote Originally Posted by Boris Tatarenko View Post
    Is there such a contstruction as "I've fond memories FOR"?
    "of" is the natural preposition.

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