mention (someone or something) in (something)

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mention (someone or something) in (something)

To name, bring up, or refer to someone or something in a particular situation, piece of writing, context, etc. The president made a point of not mentioning his opponent during his speech. You mentioned a new way of coming up with ideas in your book—could you elaborate on that a little bit more? Be sure to mention your extracurricular activities in your application.
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mention someone or something in something

 
1. to name someone or something in a particular context. We mentioned you in regard to nominations for the congress. Everyone mentioned your book in the discussions.
2. to name someone or something in a will, lecture, story, article, etc. They mentioned your name in the discussion. Uncle Herman mentioned you in his will.
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