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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, to

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, to

comment (up)on (someone or something)

To speak about a particular person or topic. The young starlet refused to comment on the rumors surrounding her latest movie. The doctor refused to comment upon his patient during the interview.
See also: 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

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 out

To change some amount of computer programming code into a comment, thus disabling it within the program without deleting it altogether. A noun or pronoun can be used between "comment" and "out." I really wish you would stop commenting out so much of your code, because you're leaving behind a cluttered mess. Why don't we just comment it out for now, so we can reimplement it later if we want?
See also: comment, out

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

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
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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, to

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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017

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.
See also: comment, no
The Dictionary of Clichés by Christine Ammer Copyright © 2013 by Christine Ammer
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Another question in this category is that of contents description, actually given in detail by only thirty-eight of the reviews; audience, commented on by twenty-eight (but of course, one could argue that all Choice reviews assume a general liberal arts college audience), and mission/scope of the site, noted by twenty-four reviews.
Examiners commented favorably on the innovative and flexible lending programs offered by SIS Bank, many of which were focused on first-time home buyers in LMI areas.
Although supportive of the goal of increasing the participation rate for electronically filed returns, TEI commented that at this juncture, the benefits of e-filing for businesses inure primarily to the government, while imposing significant implementation costs on business.
Several students commented that it was difficult to engage in a sustained conversation with people who remained faceless and they often found it difficult to remember who had said what.
Many commented that companies offer postretirement benefits to an employee as a form of deferred compensation for that employee's entire service from date of hire to date of retirement, not just for the service up to the eligibility date.
TEI commented on the Department's 1985 paper and has subsequently raised the issue in multiple forums and in liaison meetings with representatives of the Department of Finance.
Students commented favorably on "interesting assignments," "real life examples," "a variety of thought' questions," "thought provoking comments" in the conference, and a final exam which "was a welcomed challenge that truly required the application of newly learned skills." While some people believe that online courses are, at best, a second choice (Carnevale, 2000), two students reported how their online courses and professors had profoundly changed their lives professionally and academically.
On July 20, TEI commented on the Finance Committee's preliminary staff discussion draft on corporate tax shelters, which was released by the committee in late May.
TEI recently commented on proposed draft legislation that would impose personal liability for penalties on company employees for making "false statements" or omissions that lead to a reduction in the company's income or excise taxes.
Under one interpretation of the proposal's effective date, the letter said, "the inequity of the current system would be perpetuated for years as corporate taxpayers would continue to incur excessive interest costs under the current regime until all tax liabilities associated with their pre-2000 taxation year returns are finally determined." TEI commented that this interpretation was likely not intended and urged the Department of Finance to clarify the coming-in-to-force provision to accord the benefit of offsetting of over- and under-payments of tax liability in respect of all taxable periods that are open for assessment or re-assessment for amounts owed by, or refundable to, taxpayers as of and after December 31, 1999.
As we commented in August, many taxpayers will be unable to timely obtain or report the requisite information in respect of certain foreign affiliates.
Several TEI members who reviewed the draft standards commented that the SAIN codes referred to in Paragraph 8A need to be revised and expanded to better describe the taxpayer's business operations.
Given the limited application of the proposed scheme to most of the companies represented by TEI's membership - and the seeming "inevitability" of the ratcheting down of the safe-harbor percentage as the means of "paying for" the new system (if a funding mechanism is necessary) - the Institute has not previously commented on the proposed regulations.
Finally, a number of members commented that there are other areas of the proposed regulations that are more deserving of simplification.
TEI also commented on section 6721's time-sensitive tiered penalty structure, the exception for inconsequential errors or omissions, and the de minimis rule for failures to include correct information.