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comment back

A common comment on popular social media posts that informs others that the commenter will like the first picture on someone's page if they like the first picture on the commenter's page. Often abbreviated as "CB." Ever since I started writing "comment back" on famous people's posts, my Instagram pictures have been getting way more comments!
See also: back, comment

comment about (someone or something)

To speak about a particular person or topic. The young starlet refused to comment about the rumors surrounding her latest movie.
See also: comment

no comment

I don't have any response to make about that. Said as a reply to a question or insinuation. A: "It just seems a bit odd that your salary increase comes at the exact same time as the pay cut to your employees." B: "No comment." A: "Governor, how long have you been accepting bribes?" B: "No comment."
See also: comment, no

address (one's) comments to (someone or something)

To speak to a specific person or group about something. You can address any comments about the event to our marketing department. I'm not sure who I'm addressing my comments to because I haven't found out who is going to be in the audience yet.
See also: address, comment

address (one's) remarks to (someone or something)

To speak to a specific person or group about something. You can address any remarks about the event to our marketing department. I'm not sure who I'm addressing my remarks to because I haven't found out who is going to be in the audience yet.
See also: address, remark

snide comment

A remark or comment that is particularly mocking, scornful, or derogatory. Savita was ecstatic over her acceptance to law school, but John's snide comment about her ability to succeed really undermined her confidence. Sarah always sits at the back of these team meetings making snide comments about whatever the boss is saying.
See also: comment, snide

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

comment about someone or something

 and comment (up)on someone or something
to make a remark about someone or something. There is no need to comment upon this event. Please don't comment on Liz's problems.
See also: comment

No comment.

I have nothing to say on this matter. Q: When did you stop beating your dog? A: No comment. Q: Georgie, did you chop down the cherry tree? A: No comment.
See also: comment, no

ˌno ˈcomment

(said in reply to a question, usually from a journalist) I have nothing to say about that: ‘Will you resign, sir?’ ‘No comment!’
See also: comment, no

no comment

I don’t want to talk about it. This ambiguous reply to a question one doesn’t wish to answer originated in the mid-twentieth century among politicians and diplomats responding to journalists or interviewers. It soon began to be used more widely by other public figures and is fast approaching the status of a cliché.
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