One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘‘You're very quiet,’ he remarked, breaking into her thoughts’
comment, say, observe, mention, reflect, state, declare, announce, pronounce, assert
come out with
2‘many critics remarked on the rapport between the two stars’
comment on, mention, refer to, speak of, pass comment on, say something about, touch on
3‘he remarked the absence of policemen’
note, notice, observe, take note of, mark, perceive, discern
1‘Soanes claimed that his remarks had been misinterpreted’
comment, statement, utterance, observation, declaration, pronouncement
reflection, thought, opinion
2‘these discrepancies were thought worthy of remark’
attention, notice, comment, mention, observation, consideration, heed, acknowledgement, recognition
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