This page is about the conversational phrase no offence
You can say this if what you're telling someone might upset or offend them.
- When I offered to help, a policeman said, "No offence, but I don't think you'd be much help."
- "I'm afraid you don't have the skills this job requires - no offence - but thanks for coming in for the interview."
Also "no offense" (U.S. spelling)
If someone says "no offence" to you, it means
Contributor: Matt Errey