make mention of (someone or something)

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make mention of (someone or something)

To briefly mention or allude to someone or something. The guidebook makes mention of the city's troubled past, but it doesn't really elaborate on it at all. Did she at least make mention of me at all during the party?
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make mention of someone or something

to mention someone or something. Did you have to make mention of Sally? I'm angry with her. I will have to make mention of your failure to secure additional business.
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References in classic literature ?
"You made mention of the young lady as a golden-haired doll.
'I made mention of no names, and I wish to make mention of no names,' said Mr Kenwigs, with a portentous look.
No doubt Elizabeth would conclude that Ralph was in love with her, but there could be no doubt either that not a word of this would be spoken by either of them, unless, indeed, some catastrophe made mention of it unavoidable.
He did a service of this kind with such thoughtful tact, that it seemed as though he himself had at one time lost heavy sums at play; he never considered that he had any right to control the actions of his debtor; he never made mention of the loan.
In my last article, I made mention of broken policies which have taken away our peace, which would have ushered in prosperity in abundance.
She told reporters that in the statement to the police the individual never made mention of any minister's involvement.
He also made mention of Pakistan's services in UN Peacekeeping and expressed desire to enhance bilateral relations.
Ever since ministries have been given to Janoobi Punjab Mahaz, they have not even made mention of South Punjab province', he said this while participating in debate over mini budget in National Assembly (NA) here Wednesday.
Pakistan made a peace offer to India on 26 July and it was dead on the ground within the week, shot down by some very bellicose statements which made mention of 'war'.
In subsequent letters I have made mention of the involvement of a psychologist.
The Star reported today that nine diplomatic cables from a cache of leaked exchanges made mention of the purported Malaysian 'spy' agency.
In an earlier note today we made mention of a potential bullish head and shoulders pattern which was near to the trigger level at $338 at time of writing.
DIG Shaikh also made mention of a surge in criminal activities in the katcha areas of Larkana range, saying that dacoits' gangs in such areas had lately become active to some extent.
Already Donald Tusk has made mention of "difficult negotiations" and "confrontation".
However, the report only made mention of religious persecution (Jews in Germany/ Muslims in Srebrenica).