make mention of


: to talk about, write about, or refer to (something or someone) especially in a brief way : to mention
She made mention of their contributions.

Examples of make mention of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Among the many criticisms levied at Thomas is his acceptance of a $267,000 loan from a wealthy businessman to purchase a luxury RV, but Thomas did not make mention of that in his remarks, the New York Times reported. USA TODAY, 11 May 2024 Chappelle gave a broad smile, clapped and bowed to the crowd but did not speak, nor did the others make mention of the comic who has become divisive for his unapologetic inclusion of homophobic material in his standup routines. William Earl, Variety, 28 Jan. 2024 However, no published reports nor flight records make mention of Teigen, DeGeneres or Winfrey. Grace Tucker, The Courier-Journal, 5 Jan. 2024 There is scarcely an entry in the diary of Sophia Tolstoy that does not make mention of her husband, from his pursuits (beekeeping, famine relief, sins of the flesh) to his anxieties (slow-moving bowels, deadlines, sins of the flesh again). Jennifer Wilson, The New York Review of Books, 22 Nov. 2022 Trump, who would retain his 90 percent ownership of Trump Media if the deal falls apart, has yet to make mention of the shareholder vote on his own Truth Social account. Drew Harwell, Washington Post, 2 Sep. 2023 Maybe, during an at-bat or a lull in play, some announcer will make mention of the Athletics’ all but sealed future relocation to Las Vegas, then turn back to the wishful marketing and competitive fireworks of the game. Kurt Streeter, New York Times, 10 July 2023 Throughout Pop Song, Pham blends her most intimate thoughts with stirring cultural criticism, with essays that make mention of Frank Ocean’s music, Agnes Martin’s paintings and more. Annabel Gutterman, Time, 30 Apr. 2021 Only in cloudy passing does the Times make mention of Biden’s faults. Isaac Schorr, National Review, 7 Oct. 2020

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“Make mention of.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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