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cutting remark

A remark or comment intended to injure the feelings of others. Savita was ecstatic over her acceptance to law school, but John's cutting remark about her ability to succeed really undermined her confidence.
See also: cutting, remark

address comments or remarks to someone

to say something directly to a specific person or group of persons. (See also address oneself to someone; address oneself to something.) George addressed his remarks to everyone.
See also: address, comment, remark

I didn't (quite) catch that (last) remark. and I didn't get that.; I didn't hear you.

I didn't hear what you said, so would you please repeat it. John: What did you say? I didn't quite catch that last remark. Jane: I said it's really a hot day. Bill: Have a nice time, if you can. Sally: I didn't get that. Bill: Have a nice time! Enjoy!
See also: and, catch, get, hear, that

remark (up)on someone or something

to comment on someone or something. (Upon is formal and less commonly used than on.) She remarked upon his tardiness and then continued the lesson. There is no need to remark on me or anything I do or don't do.
See also: on, remark

snide remark

n. a caustic, haughty, or insulting remark. You’re really quick with the snide remark. Ever say anything nice to anybody?
See also: remark
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A Church of England clergyman who wrote that gay men should be forced to have "so do my "warnings tattooed on their bodies issued a "full and complete" apology for his remarks yesterday.
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