in my humble opinion


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in my humble opinion

Cliché a phrase introducing the speaker's opinion. "In my humble opinion," began Fred, arrogantly, "I have achieved what no one else ever could." Bob: What are we going to do about the poor condition of the house next door? Bill: In my humble opinion, we will mind our own business.
See also: humble, opinion
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The less said about Irenaeus and his protoevangelium the better, in my humble opinion.
And a reader wrote, `May I assure you that this was classically a match where the scoreboard did not reflect the game I was watching--England were, in my humble opinion, lucky to score nil.
AFTK away from the keyboard BRB be right back LOL laughing out loud ROTF rolling on the floor (laughing) ROTFLMAO rolling on the floor, laughing my ass off IMHO in my humble opinion IMNSHO in my not-so-humble opinion RTW by the way GMTA great minds think alike F2F face-to-face TTFN ta-ta for now :-) I'm smiling :-( I'm frowning ;-) I'm winking :-X My lips are sealed :-D I'm laughing :-* I'm giving you a kiss :-P I'm sticking my tongue out :-I I'm bored
Arroyo case, questioning the validity of the charges against her and citing the violation of her rights is, in my humble opinion, quite telling.
In my humble opinion, the American electorate are right not to rely just on human nature to press the nuclear button, but be guided by something or someone higher.
And in my humble opinion, ``backyard breeding'' should be illegal.