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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?
See also: say
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let us say...

used when making a suggestion or giving an example: I can let you have it for, well let’s say £100.
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After living in Saudi where life is, let us say, complicated, living anywhere else is likely to be more easy.
So he began, let us say, "liberating" supplies, which he took into the countryside and distributed to the people.
"And it would purchase a period of time -- let us say six months -- during which we could see if they could get to the end state of a position where we -- the Israelis, the international community -- could say with confidence Iran is not pursuing a nuclear weapon." The most powerful sanctions -- oil sanctions, banking and financial services sanctions -- would remain in place, he said.
Let us say that the information from Greek media that the latest proposal of Mediator Matthew Nimetz is "Upper Republic of Macedonia" is true.
Let us say that for every 20 prospects, you gain five presentations.
And the final conclusion is always that things remain as they are, or let us say deteriorate further at every level.
Once more let us say to him, with joy and confidence: "Veni ad salvandum nod"
"The violence that has occurred requires us to take a stand - the unions, the parties and organisations - against, let us say, the mutual violence," said Prime Minister Jebali.
It has been a joy to watch and it just goes to show that us disabled - cor, I hate that word, let us say, less able-bodied - people can have as much sporting success and national profile/pride as able-bodied athletes such as Mo Farah.
"Let us say in one voice in this Parliament to all residents of the North-East that this country is yours...we are all with you...study, live where you want...you will be looked after, Swaraj told the Lok Sabha during a debate on Assam.
Let us say 100 bridges since some of them will be much longer than the one of Kit.
Let us say that is a complimentary weak structure (briefly ) on if and only if .
"Let us say that we do not oppose Romania's accession to Schengen,but a decision taken now is premature.
It hardly follows that he was worshipping Islam's, let us say, special conception of God.