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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 ?
"Seems to me," he remarked, "that I have struck a fortunate evening for my visit."
"My lack of kinship with my fellows," he remarked, "is exceedingly well defined just now.
"The lady in the box opposite," he remarked, "desires to attract your attention."
It is difficult to imagine conditions of life more similar than deep limestone caverns under a nearly similar climate; so that on the common view of the blind animals having been separately created for the American and European caverns, close similarity in their organisation and affinities might have been expected; but, as Schiodte and others have remarked, this is not the case, and the cave-insects of the two continents are not more closely allied than might have been anticipated from the general resemblance of the other inhabitants of North America and Europe.
Homologous parts, as has been remarked by some authors, tend to cohere; this is often seen in monstrous plants; and nothing is more common than the union of homologous parts in normal structures, as the union of the petals of the corolla into a tube.
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.
"For those of us, who from a young age have had to endure and face up to being called names such as towel head or Taliban or coming from bongo bongo land, we can appreciate the hurt and pain felt by already vulnerable Muslim women when they are described as looking like bank robbers and letterboxes," the Indian-origin lawmaker remarked.
The Chief Justice remarked that it is difficult to find the truth when both parties lied heavily.
ISLAMABAD -- Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Asif Saeed Khosa has remarked lying and deceit is the biggest problem of this country and all the people deceive in the country.
On April 22, a three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa heard the case and remarked that the state considered that the citizen himself would indicate whether he or she would pay tax or not.
During the course of proceedings, Justice Ijaz Ul Ahsan remarked that the Lahore High Court verdict was full of contradictions.
The bench remarked: ''Police and FIA do nothing, we will call IGP Sindh to see his police officers performance,'' ''The concern is that IGP Sindh even does not fulfil his duty,'said Justice Phulpoto.
But about three, four days ago, a memo was released telling us that we need to go and pay N20,000 per course so that our missing courses would be reassessed and remarked.
On January 13, Justice Nisar remarked about length of a good speech while giving example of woman's skirt .