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let's say

Used to introduce a suggestion, example, estimation, or speculation. I'd sell you the car for, let's say, $2,000. Let's say I agree to give you the loan—what assurances do I have that I'll get my money back in full?
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let's say

introduces an estimate or a speculation. I need about—let's say—twenty pounds. Let's say I go over and talk to him. What do you think?
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For instance, let's say we're writing a tutorial on an application available for both the Macintosh and the PC.
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I think political engagement is meaningless without some other relationship to, let's say, internal values, while the other can be too New Age-y and touchy-feely and doesn't have the sense of urgency of what's transpiring around us.
While that is certainly most beneficial from the product-engineering point of view, there are some process considerations that need to be taken into account lest the production of these components be, well, let's say "seriously compromised.
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Let's say you don't want to be so confrontational--you just want to enjoy your friend's company.
Let's say, for example, that you are the best technical teacher in the city.
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LET'S SAY YOU'VE caught a suspect and you're sure he's a terrorist, and you're sure there's a nuclear bomb somewhere in Manhattan, and you're sure he knows where it is, and you're sure this particular terrorist has been trained to resist torture just long enough that you could never get the true location of the bomb out of him in time.