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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