dare I say itFORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase dare I say it
You can say this just before saying something that your listeners may not like, or may find challenging or controversial.
- The problem started when Ian's interviewer said, "Your latest novel is, dare I say it, not very original."
- In his speech, Nelson said, "Those who are doing the most harm to our world are, dare I say it, powerful businessmen like you."
You can use "dare I say it" if what you're going to say might
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