mention (someone or something) to (one)

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mention (someone or something) to (one)

To name, bring up, or refer to someone or something while talking to one. Would you mind mentioning me to your boss? I'm looking for a job as an editor. Be sure to mention the issue to the president when you meet with her later.
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mention something to someone

to refer to something while talking to someone. Please mention it to your father. You had better not mention that to anyone.
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The 29-year-old said he was afraid to initially mention something to the investigating authorities fearing that they would lose custody of his other children.
"I didn't see it, although Mick did mention something to me afterwards," said Hodgson.
Every time they mention something to do with university, it's like my stomach is getting tied in knots.