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cutting remark

A remark or comment intended to injure the feelings of others. Savita was ecstatic over her acceptance to law school, but John's cutting remark about her ability to succeed really undermined her confidence.
See also: cutting, remark

address (one's) comments to (someone or something)

To speak to a specific person or group about something. You can address any comments about the event to our marketing department. I'm not sure who I'm addressing my comments to because I haven't found out who is going to be in the audience yet.
See also: address, comment

address (one's) remarks to (someone or something)

To speak to a specific person or group about something. You can address any remarks about the event to our marketing department. I'm not sure who I'm addressing my remarks to because I haven't found out who is going to be in the audience yet.
See also: address, remark

remark on (someone or something)

To express a comment or observation about someone or something. Lacking anything more interesting to say, I remarked awkwardly on my date's clothes. The boss remarked on the new interns to me, noting how efficient and fastidious they have been.
See also: on, remark

snide remark

A remark or comment that is particularly mocking, scornful, or derogatory. Savita was ecstatic over her acceptance to law school, but John's snide remark about her ability to succeed really undermined her confidence. Sarah always sits at the back of these team meetings making snide remarks about whatever the boss is saying.
See also: remark, snide

address comments or remarks to someone

to say something directly to a specific person or group of persons. (See also address oneself to someone; address oneself to something.) George addressed his remarks to everyone.
See also: address, comment, remark

I didn't (quite) catch that (last) remark. and I didn't get that.; I didn't hear you.

I didn't hear what you said, so would you please repeat it. John: What did you say? I didn't quite catch that last remark. Jane: I said it's really a hot day. Bill: Have a nice time, if you can. Sally: I didn't get that. Bill: Have a nice time! Enjoy!
See also: and, catch, get, hear, that

remark (up)on someone or something

to comment on someone or something. (Upon is formal and less commonly used than on.) She remarked upon his tardiness and then continued the lesson. There is no need to remark on me or anything I do or don't do.
See also: on, remark

snide remark

n. a caustic, haughty, or insulting remark. You’re really quick with the snide remark. Ever say anything nice to anybody?
See also: remark, snide
References in classic literature ?
Hilaire has forcibly remarked, that certain malconformations very frequently, and that others rarely coexist, without our being able to assign any reason.
De Candolle has remarked that winged seeds are never found in fruits which do not open: I should explain the rule by the fact that seeds could not gradually become winged through natural selection, except in fruits which opened; so that the individual plants producing seeds which were a little better fitted to be wafted further, might get an advantage over those producing seed less fitted for dispersal; and this process could not possibly go on in fruit which did not open.
LAHORE -- Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar has remarked public health is not priority of the government.
ISLAMABAD -- Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar has remarked ' how can we now allow out of turn promotions in police at Punjab when we have imposed ban on such promotions in Sindh.
The chief justice remarked during the hearing that if the courts are wrapped up in the country, the law of jungle will prevail in the country.
On January 13, Justice Nisar remarked about length of a good speech while giving example of woman's skirt .
Justice Azmat Saeed expressed annoyance over performance of CDA and Islamabad administration and remarked that trees were cut despite court orders and court order was being violated.
Justice Jawwad S Khawaja has remarked it is level of seriousness of federal and provincial governments that they are now silent after formulating National Action Plan (NAP).
The high court judge had remarked that the chief minister could not absolve himself from what happened in his office, implying that Chandy was indirectly responsible for acts like that of his former gunman, Salim Raj.
Harris outlined current global ferrous scrap flows and remarked on future projections.
Well, it looks like Congress had better do something, and maybe we need a very small nuke thrown off on Foggy Bottom to shake things up," Robertson remarked during the earlier interview.
First: I remarked that Morellet's work has not yet gained entry into the art-historical record of Conceptual art.
Handel said he was playing the role of a bigot to illustrate the absurdity of racism during his March 26 broadcast when he remarked about Asian-American ice skating stars Kristi Yamaguchi and Michelle Kwan.
The CJP remarked wrong vaccine was administered to the children.