mention only in passing


: to refer to only briefly
Her contributions were mentioned only in passing.

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Recent Examples on the Web Consider the growing clout of public-sector unions, which Judis and Teixeira mention only in passing. Heather Wilhelm, National Review, 9 Nov. 2023

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“Mention only in passing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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