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if you’ll pardon the expression

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishif you’ll pardon the expressionif you’ll pardon the expressionspokenSORRY/APOLOGIZE used when you are saying that you are sorry for using an impolite phrase It was a bit of a cock-up, if you’ll pardon the expression. pardon
Examples from the Corpus
if you’ll pardon the expressionIt's time that guy got off his ass, if you'll pardon the expression.
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