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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Indeed, one of his best-known poems, "The Return to the Mountains", makes mention of the projection of the astral body through space during sleep.
Is it fanciful to suppose that he meant to give the stamp of authenticity to the one and not to the other?--especially when we consider that these two passages are the only ones in which Plato makes mention of himself.
He also makes mention of "the boys" and states they are taking good care of you.
In addition to the explanation that the Special Prosecutor's Office is a political mechanism of the governing structures that wished to imprison him and the systematic violation of laws, the application also makes mention of Prime Minister Zoran Zaev's brother.
The "Jealous ones still envy" makes mention of what Budden said.
The second paragraph makes mention of Greg Burke being a member of Opus Dei, a "Catholic group of mostly laymen who take religious vows, including celibacy."
Page 31 ("Steagles to the Rescue!") makes mention of Mitchel Field near New York City, except that the name Mitchel is incorrectly spelled with two Ls.
The agreement makes mention of caffeinated energy drinks, and notes that Phusion in 2010 voluntarily removed caffeine from Four Loko.
Mr Taylor makes mention of pub closures having lead to uncontrolled drinking on our streets.
Mainstream Judaism, which vociferously rejects his messianic claims, makes mention of him in its historic writings, albeit in a derogatory way.
Paul McDermott makes mention of the concern of Christians relating to Easter and its important significance.
In his review of the G20 summit (African Business, May 2009 issue), Anver Versi makes mention of the contribution tax havens have had to hindering Africa's development.
The publication history of the book is slightly mysterious as the preface refers to the title as Melloni's Student Atlas of Human Anatomy and makes mention of a previous edition titled Melloni's Illustrated Review of Human Anatomy.
Dear Editor, Chris Morley's review of Simon Trpceski's recital at the Town Hall last Sunday (I was also there and was disappointed at the low turn-out) makes mention of the fact that there were five encores and that, as such, it must be "record breaking".
Luke's gospel makes mention of Galilean pilgrims whom Pilate slaughtered, "mixing their blood with their sacrifices" (Luke 13:1), although this offense is not catalogued in the histories.