comment

comment
com|ment1 [ `ka,ment ] noun ***
count or uncount a written or spoken remark giving an opinion:
I've had enough of your sarcastic comments.
comment on/about: We would welcome your comments on our work.
make a comment: Did she make any comment about Eddie?
pass comment: No one passed comment on her new hairstyle.
a. uncount written or spoken discussion of something, especially on television, radio, or in a newspaper:
a page of news and comment
be a sad comment on something
to show a bad aspect of something:
That most young prisoners re-offend is a sad comment on our penal system.
no comment SPOKEN
used for saying that you are not willing to answer a question, especially a question asked by a reporter
comment
com|ment 2 [ `ka,ment ] verb intransitive or transitive ***
to make a written or spoken remark, especially giving an opinion:
The spokesman declined to comment.
comment on: I'm not in a position to comment on the matter.
comment that: Researchers who read the report commented that it has many errors.

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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