not to mention

not to mention (someone/something) and also someone or something else.

Gaining weight didn't help her health, not to mention the high blood pressure that ran in her family.

They don't have any of the players from that championship team anymore, not to mention manager Casey Stengel.

Usage notes: used to add emphasis to what you are saying
Related vocabulary: to say nothing of something, let alone do something

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  • not\ to\ mention — • not to mention • not to speak of • to say nothing of Without ever needing to speak of; in addition to; besides. Used to add something to what you have said or explained. Dave is handsome and smart not to mention being a good athlete. They have… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • not to mention — adverb much less (Freq. 2) she can t boil potatoes, let alone cook a meal • Syn: ↑let alone * * * IN ADDITION TO, as well as; not counting, not including, to say nothing of, aside from, besides. → …   Useful english dictionary

  • not to mention — or[not to speak of] or[to say nothing of] Without ever needing to speak of; in addition to; besides. Used to add something to what you have said or explained. * /Dave is handsome and smart not to mention being a good athlete./ * /They have three… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • not to mention — or[not to speak of] or[to say nothing of] Without ever needing to speak of; in addition to; besides. Used to add something to what you have said or explained. * /Dave is handsome and smart not to mention being a good athlete./ * /They have three… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • not to mention — if the party s canceled, we ll have to notify the guests, not to mention the caterers Syn: in addition to, as well as; not counting, not including, to say nothing of, aside from, besides …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • not to mention — phrasal not even yet counting or considering ; and notably in addition < a proposal that s risky and expensive, not to mention unethical > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • not to mention — conjunction much less, let alone Betsy cant seem to boil the potatoes, not to mention prepare an entire meal …   Wiktionary

  • not to mention — used for adding a comment that emphasizes the main idea of what you have already said The weather here is gorgeous, not to mention the wonderful food …   English dictionary

  • not to mention — idi in addition to: They own two houses, not to mention a boat[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

  • not to mention — not even considering; besides …   English contemporary dictionary


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