in passing

in passing  {adv. phr.}
While talking about that subject; as extra information; also.
Our teacher showed us different kinds of flowers and told us in passing that those flowers came from her garden.
The writer of the story says he grew up in New York and mentions in passing that his parents came from Italy.
Compare: BY THE WAY.
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