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don't mention it

FORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase don't mention it

Meaning

This is a polite thing to say after someone has thanked you for something.

For example

  • "Thank you so much."
    "Don't mention it."

  • "Thanks for getting here so quickly, officers."
    "Don't mention it, sir. We're just doing our job."

Quick Quiz

You can say "Don't mention it" after you've

a. said "Thanks" to someone

b. been thanked by someone

c. been mentioned by someone

Contributor: Matt Errey