if you don't mind my/me saying so

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

  1. —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

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

    :  one

  1. :  do not

    :  does not

  1. :  a command or entreaty not to do something

  1. :  recollection, memory

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

    :  the conscious mental events and capabilities in an organism

  1. :  remind

    :  remember

    :  to attend to closely

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

  1. : million years

  1. : objective case ofi

  1. :  something said

    :  adage

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