01. Could you [mention] the meeting to Charlie when you see him? I don't want him to forget.
02. Don't [mention] anything about the dead hamster to the kids; it really gets them upset.
03. The government statement made no [mention] of the President's health.
04. You were [mentioned] in the report as being one of those responsible.
05. Well-known scientist David Suzuki has often been [mentioned] as a potential political candidate in this country, but he doesn't seem interested in running for office.
06. I [mentioned] to Jackie that I would be away tomorrow, and it didn't seem to present any problems.
07. If you are speaking to the landlord, could you [mention] the problem with the fridge to him?
08. A doctor once said that a person often catches a cold when a mother-in-law comes to visit, and that patients [mentioned] mothers-in-law so often that they should be considered a common cause of disease in the United States.
09. There is a Greek proverb which says that not to [mention] the truth is hiding gold.
10. When you go to Grandma's house, don't [mention] anything about the party because we want it to be a surprise.
11. He [mentioned] the report briefly in his most recent e-mail.
12. Don't [mention] the cat to the children. I'm hoping it'll find its way back home before they notice it has run away.
13. Your mother made no [mention] of the health problems she was having when I saw her.
14. The lost city of Atlantis was first [mentioned] by the Greek philosopher Plato in his dialogs.
15. The government news release made no [mention] of the President's upcoming trip abroad.
16. She didn't [mention] the party when I was talking to her so I guess I'm not invited.
17. Ron Jaworski once noted that positive thinking is the key to success in business, education, pro football - anything that you can [mention].

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