if you don't mind my/me asking

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used with a question as a polite way of asking something that could be annoying or offensiveHow old are you, if you don't mind my/me asking?

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“If you don't mind my/me asking.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/if%20you%20don't%20mind%20my/me%20asking. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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