having said that

idiom

: despite what one just said
Their work has been fairly good. Having said that, I still think there's a lot of room for improvement.

Examples of having said that in a Sentence

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“Having said that.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/having%20said%20that. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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