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