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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “mention”

mention

verb [T]     /ˈmen.tʃən/
to speak about something quickly, giving little detail or using few words
提及,说起,谈到
I'll mention your ideas to Jacinta.
我会跟哈辛塔说一下你的想法。
[+ (that)] He casually mentioned (that) he was leaving his job.
他不经意地提到他要辞职了。
[+ -ing verb] My wife mentioned seeing you the other day.
我妻子提到前几天见到了你。
[+ question word] Did she happen to mention whether she would be coming?
她有没有碰巧提到她是否会来?
Quoting and making references
to refer to something or someone
谈及,提到
I promised never to mention the incident again.
我当时保证再不提那件事了。
Did she mention me in her letter?
她在信中提到我了吗?
Quoting and making references
(Definition of mention verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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