EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MENTIONING
Hinde introduced John to them, mentioning that he had only lately arrived from Ireland.
Had he said me at first, I should have been above the affectation of mentioning a lawyer.
Mentioning it to Billy might not, indeed, have mattered, since Billy was already an "outsider."
But there is one delightful case that I cannot refrain from mentioning.
You remember my mentioning my friend, the Marchesino Panacci?
She had, however, one day talked of Cherbourg, mentioning that she had been born there.
"Why, ——" (mentioning the name of the hon. Member), was the reply.
What right have you to despise the engine-maker, and the others whom I was just now mentioning?
And I do talk to you about things I never would think of mentioning to other people.
We can not allow you to compromise the honour of a gentleman by mentioning his name in his absence.
c.1300, "a note, reference," from Old French mencion "mention, memory, speech," from Latin mentionem (nominative mentio) "a calling to mind, a speaking of, a making mention," from root of Old Latin minisci "to think," related to mens (genitive mentis) "mind," from PIE root *men- "think" (see mind (n.)).