not to mince matters

not to mince matters

Not to speak vaguely, indirectly, or delicately. You can always count on my aunts not to mince matters when they discuss politics, huh? Our sales team had a dreadful fourth quarter, which, not to mince matters, means that our company is in dire straits.
See also: matter, mince, not, to
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