English version

dare I say/suggest

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdare I say/suggestdare I say/suggestSUGGEST spoken formal used when saying something that you think people may not accept or believe I thought the play was, dare I say it, boring. dare
Examples from the Corpus
dare I say/suggestDohnányi, dare I say it, is merely bland.Of course some of Our Guild Members are dare I say it just that wee bit narrow minded.You may, dare I say it, need the money.Fashionwise, it was not a night to look, dare I say it, nice.What if some one could undergo that absorption with a cool ... dare I say it? ... scientific rationale.For children of all ages this is a fascinating display and one, dare I say it, which reaches new heights.
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