MENTION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of MENTION
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
mention
 v.  speak or notice of anything, usually in a brief or cursory manner
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Ethan, a moment earlier, had felt himself on the brink of eloquence; but the mention of Zeena had paralysed him.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
2  From the beginning of the discussion he had instinctively avoided the mention of Mattie's name, fearing he hardly knew what: criticism, complaints, or vague allusions to the imminent probability of her marrying.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
3  And might be catty enough to mention it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
4  How fragile and tender women are, he thought, the mere mention of war and harshness makes them faint.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
5  "Oh," said Melly, her lip quivering at the mention of her brother's name.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
6  A sudden hush fell on the crowd both at the mention of the sum and at the name.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
7  Then she frowned, for her mind went back to the last part of the letter she had just read, to his mention of Captain Butler.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
8  He did it in such a way that it was unthinkable to even mention paying him for them, and Maybelle was so delighted she almost kissed him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
9  Under Mrs. Merriwether's goading, Dr. Meade took action, in the form of a letter to the newspaper wherein he did not mention Rhett by name, though his meaning was obvious.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
10  She knew that men patronized these women for purposes which no lady should mention--or, if she did mention them, in whispers and by indirection and euphemism.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
11  Even with women friends she was embarrassed by any mention of her condition, while visits to Dr. Meade were agonizing experiences.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
12  At the mention of Ashley's name, sudden pain went through her, sudden hot tears stung her lids.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
13  Evidently he had forgotten the contretemps, or pretended to have forgotten it, for he settled himself on the top step at her feet without mention of their late difference.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
14  "You just mention Mother's name once more, Suellen O'Hara, and I'll slap you flat," cried Scarlett.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
15  At the mention of Ellen everyone felt queer and conversation suddenly ceased.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
Example Sentence: (121 in 9 pages)
16  Sorry, I won't mention it again.
17  She dissolved into tears at the mention of Munya's name.
18  Science fiction stories often mention robots that can talk.
19  She did not mention her mother's absence.
20  I'm afraid the problems you mention are inherent in the system.
21  He flies into a rage if you even mention the subject.
22  He did not mention the quarrel with his wife.
23  The mere mention of the words "heart failure", can conjure up, to the layman, the prospect of imminent death.
24  The mere mention of the subject set the whole company by the ears.
25  In answer to your recent inquiry, the book you mention is not in stock.
26  Old folk and children alike are all against the proposal, not to mention the youth.
27  Don't mention politics or we'll be here till kingdom come.
28  He failed to mention that he was the one who started the fight.
29  Now that you mention it, she did seem to be in a strange mood.
30  The mention of price rises sent citizens out to their shops to buy up as much as they could.