Definition To mention

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to mention: to talk about briefly, to comment, to remark
Please don't ever mention that name to me! Don't say it again, ever!
Bruno mentioned that you like playing golf; he told me you really enjoy it.
I won't mention to the boss that you were an hour late to work today. Don't worry, I won't tell her!

Regarding nouns:

The manager has made no mention of raising our salaries. She hasn't said anything about it at all.


  • "Bruno : No, he didn't mention anything about kilts."
  • "I don't mention the monkeys and I don't mention the lab records."
  • "I would be remiss if I did not mention that this company retreat will include team-building exercises led by an expert from the FunFactory Consulting Squadron."
  • "I don't think so, there's no mention of fish."
  • "I've got plenty of other Scottish things planned for today: I've got a full-sized replica of the Loch Ness monster in the parking lot, and Brian mentioned that he'd like to try on some dresses with you later."
  • "Did he mention anything or anyone particular?"
  • "First you invite us to a wedding to a mysterious French man that you've never even mentioned to us."
  • "ChinaCorp will definitely be able to take care of the production requirements you mentioned."
  • "Whatever you do, don't mention any pregnancy issues, or you could get DC into serious trouble."

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