which is to say

idiom

: which means that
Her eyes are hazel, which is to say they are greenish brown.

Examples of which is to say in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Because what does fame offer other than the adoration, which is to say, the approval, of other people? Rachel Connolly, The New Republic, 12 Sep. 2023 All of which is to say Dennis Varley, the new MBTA executive in charge of stations, has his work cut out for him. Taylor Dolven, BostonGlobe.com, 6 Sep. 2023 In a paper published last year, members of the CETI team estimated that, to fulfill its goals, the project would need to assemble some four billion clicks, which is to say, a collection roughly forty thousand times larger than Gero’s. Elizabeth Kolbert, The New Yorker, 4 Sep. 2023 Jeffrey Morgenthaler is the rarest kind of famous bartender, which is to say, the kind that actually works behind a bar. Jason O'Bryan, Robb Report, 22 Aug. 2023 All of which is to say this: the Republican Party certainly is the party for those who were happy about the end of Roe. Philip Elliott, Time, 31 July 2023 All of which is to say that this indictment could—emphasis on could—be mind-blowing. Michael Tomasky, The New Republic, 31 July 2023 Starring Sydney Sweeney and Dakota Johnson, the superhero movie is based on comics but seems to depart heavily from its source material, all of which is to say, this flick could end up looking like anything. Elizabeth Logan, Glamour, 31 July 2023 All of which is to say, there are a lot of threads waiting to be tied up next season. Philip Ellis, Men's Health, 30 July 2023 See More

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“Which is to say.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/which%20is%20to%20say. Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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