passing comment

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Noun1.passing comment - an incidental remark
comment, remark, input - a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information; "from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account"
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"It shows a lack of knowledge on the part of the people passing comment. There was no idea of playing the two associations off against each other.
The Coventry Telegraph understands disciplinary action was taken by the company against the driver.Shocking moment driver eats CEREAL at wheel in morning rush hourWhen contacted for a response, a spokesperson for OpenView Security Solutions Ltd said: "We are not passing comment."
In passing comment, it also presents an enigma that seems at least as concerning as the theme of the book.
Bergmann is believed to have made a passing comment during the reading that prompted the attack.
"Brad's passing comment regarding needles referred to the historic and illegal practice of intravenous injections of performance-enhancing substances," the spokesman said.
She's also designed the performance kits (which I won't be passing comment on, it's gym gear - end of story).
But instead of passing comment, Katie, 37, raised a glass to the pair as she posted a loved-up snap with her third husband Kieran Hayler having an ala al fresco lunch.
But it could easily have been passing comment on ITV's coverage of the World Cup opener between Brazil and Croatia.
Edwards added: "I don't think we were being critical of him, we were just passing comment on his performance and what followed on from that.
She gave his height etc, and she made the passing comment that at that time the temperature was five degrees warmer than today, now without a chimney pot in sight, no cars etc or industries, explain that.
PEOPLE often ask whether I ever feel like passing comment on the stories I read out on the news.