tell about sth in a few words, without giving details
a short remark about sth or naming of sb
"she made frequent mention of her promotion"
"there was no mention of it"
"the speaker made several references to his wife"
"the student's essay failed to list several important citations"
"the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book"
"the article includes mention of similar clinical cases"
"although he didn't win the prize he did get special mention"
"His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
"She observed that his presentation took up too much time"
"They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing"
"he was cited for his outstanding achievements"
The mention of his name leads me on to speak of our ship's cook.
出自： R. L. Stevenson
Q. D. Leavis comes in for favourable mention, too, as an 'astringent and serious reviewer'.
出自： D. J. Enright
There is no mention of the circumstances which preceded my ill-health.
出自： E. Kuzwayo
He distinguished himself by winning a mention in despatches for valour at Sedan.
出自： S. Hastings
There will be no straight advertising..although any of the shows or places featured will pay a set fee for a mention.
Letters in which I'm not mentioned at all because my name is a dirty word.
出自： J. Osborne
I wouldn't mind a drink, though, now you mention it.
出自： P. O
When Freud's name was mentioned for the Nobel Prize, it was more often for literature.
出自： J. Berman
He forebore to mention that he planned to stop in Rome.
出自： R. Ellmann
Have I mentioned my holiday plan to you?
He felt it his duty to mention this fact to them.
他感到有责任向他们提及这一情况。 mention to sb that/wh-clause
I mentioned to Facer that I was thinking of going back to work.
You didn't mention to me when you are leaving.
He mentions hearing from her often.
误 He didn't mention of your suggestion.
正 He didn't mention your suggestion.