if you don't mind my/me saying so

Definition of if you don't mind my/me saying so

used with a statement as a polite way of saying something that could be annoying or offensive
  • You look a bit old for this job, if you don't mind my/me saying so.

Word by Word Definitions

you play
  1. : the one or ones being addressed — compare thee, thou, ye, your, yours

  2. : one

don't play
  1. : do not

  2. : does not

  1. : a command or entreaty not to do something

mind play
  1. : recollection, memory

  2. : the element or complex (see 1complex 1) of elements in an individual that feels, perceives, thinks, wills, and especially reasons

  3. : the conscious mental events and capabilities in an organism

  1. : remind

  2. : remember

  3. : to attend to closely

my play
  1. : of or relating to me or myself especially as possessor, agent, object of an action, or familiar person

  1. : muscle : muscle and

me play
  1. : objective case of i

saying play
  1. : something said


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