English version

not to put too fine a point on it

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnot to put too fine a point on itnot to put too fine a point on itspokenHONEST used when you are criticizing something in a plain and direct way  The restaurant was terrible, not to put too fine a point on it. fine
Examples from the Corpus
not to put too fine a point on itThe dishes we tried tasted, not to put too fine a point on it, like gasoline.Everyone there - not to put too fine a point on it - was crazy.
not to put too fine a point on itnot to put too fine a point on itespecially British EnglishHONEST used when you are saying something in a very direct way She’s lying, not to put too fine a point on it. point
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