if you don't mind my/me saying so

idiom

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.

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“If you don't mind my/me saying so.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/if%20you%20don%27t%20mind%20my%2Fme%20saying%20so. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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