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suffice (it) to say

In short; in summary; it is enough to say. Often followed by "that." I won't go into the details of our conversation, but suffice it to say that Bob won't be coming back on Monday. There were a lot of unexpected hurdles in the application process, and the whole thing turned out to be a lot more complex than we anticipated. Anyway, suffice to say, we were granted planning permission for the new office in the end.
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suffice it to say

It is enough to say this and no more, as in Suffice it to say that the judge was furious when the invitation was withdrawn. [Late 1600s]
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Suffice it to say, promoters of this new hotel and its subsidies have a lot of convincing to do.
Suffice it to say, films have always taken on social issues.
Suffice it to say, those who stay at the W are doing all right.
Suffice it to say that neither writer's lurid representation of queer life will be garnering them any GLAAD Media Awards.
Suffice it to say, never have the plea, ``Fagin, these sausages are moldy,'' and the reply, ``Shut up and drink your gin
Suffice it to say, connections aren't something Gan lacks these days.
As for the halftime production, ABC's not releasing details, but suffice it to say that the whole affair has come a long way since the University of Michigan and University of Arizona bands shared the honor in 1967, or even since that Up With People phase.
Suffice it to say it's an alluring tangle of hothouse sensuality and dramatic surprise, surely the most satisfying of the divine Senor A's output since Law of Desire.
Suffice it to say, Cluff did little to bring honor or credibility to the EIDC.
It's impossible to say at this point whether the film would play so intensely were America not at the brink of war again with Iraq; suffice it to say, the material is plenty potent as viewers approach it today.
Suffice it to say the documentary is a starting point for those interested in American history, and it's a very good one at that.
Suffice it to say they are in the Hive, an underground extended laboratory of a greedy biotech firm called the Umbrella Corp.
We'll talk more about the film in a later column, but suffice it to say, fans of Izzard will recognized his impishness in his portrayal of the lead actor in ``Nosferatu.