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That's putting it mildly

That is an understatement. That's saying it without any exaggeration. A: "Gosh, it is downright balmy out!" B: "That's putting it mildly! I feel like I'm melting!" The new manager is a bit of a hothead—and that's putting it mildly!
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to put it mildly

To underemphasize or downplay something. This phrase is typically used without conjugating the infinitive "to put." A: "Oh, it was just a rain storm." B: "Yeah, to put it mildly. It was more like a hurricane!"
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to put it mildly

 and put it mildly
to understate something; to say something politely. (Note the variation in the examples.) She was angry at almost everyone—to put it mildly. To say she was angry is putting it mildly. To put it mildly, she was enraged.
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put it mildly

Understate, say without exaggeration, as in It's a fairly long way to walk, to put it mildly-twenty miles or so. [First half of 1900s]
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put it ˈmildly

used for showing that you could have said something much stronger or more critical, etc: He was annoyed, to put it mildly (= he was very angry).‘She said you didn’t like it.’ ‘That’s putting it mildly — it’s hideous!’
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When I started here, we were brewing four to five times as much as mild as bitter, but now it's about even stevens.
Without giving anything away about the mild tasting, our notes describe sample number one as "a bit sweaty, tasting of plastic and over-ripe fruit".
So even if I have mild cognitive impairment, are you saying that I don't have to worry about progressing to Alzheimer's disease?
Mild certainly does not mean lesser quality, agrees marketing manager Renee Milkop.
We found no recommendations about using cholinesterase inhibitors in mild cognitive impairment.
Patients with early disease are either asymptomatic or present with cough or mild COPD, but radiographically and pathologically may have significant abnormalities, including fibrosis.
The majority (89%) of students with mild mental retardation were identified as needing some type of vocational instruction.
But if you do like your cheese really mild then you'll like this and it's good value compared to the other two.
Experts have warned the mild winter has seen a big rise in the slug population.
Malaria is commonly associated with mild to moderate thrombocytopenia which is rarely associated with hemorrhagic outcomes or disseminated intravascular coagulation.
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In this study we tried to recognize mild epididymitis as an underrecogniczed cause of idiopathic chronic scrotal pain.
Comparing effect of two methods of recovery on Jacuzzi recovery and mild swimming recovery on amount of lactic acid of blood
SAN DIEGO - In a 3-year Swedish study of patients with mild or moderate forms of Alzheimer's disease who were taking cholinesterase inhibitors, varying outcomes were demonstrated in the different domains of the disease and in the scales used.