be so bold as to (do something)

be so bold as to (do something)

To do something that is (or could be seen as) surprising, daring, and perhaps inappropriate. That girl just got here but was so bold as to push her way to the front of the line! I can't be so bold as to ask my boss for a raise.
See also: bold
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be so bold as to do something

 and make so bold as to do something
to dare to do something. Would you care to dance, if I may make so bold as to ask? She was so bold to confront her rival.
See also: bold
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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