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make a note (of)

This page is about the collocation make a note (of)

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to write down something so that you don't forget it

For example

  • I'd better make a note of that, or I might forget.

  • Did the witness make a written note of the car's registration number, or just a mental note?

Note:
A related collocation is "make a mental note", meaning to make sure you remember something by memorizing it.

Quick Quiz

I always make a note of future

a. appointments

b. memories

c. writings

Contributor: Matt Errey