to put too fine a point on it

not to put too fine a point on it

something that you say when you are going to say exactly what you mean, even if other people may not like it Well, not to put too fine a point on it, it's entirely your fault.
See also: fine, on, point, put
References in classic literature ?
Well," replied the Reverend Brown apologetically, "not to put too fine a point on it, I think he is laughing at you.