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if you take my meaning

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used to say that you have left out information or your opinion from what you have just said, but that you expect the person listening still to understand it: Let's just say we had "problems", if you take my meaning.
Translations of “if you take my meaning”
in Chinese (Traditional) 如果你明白我的意思(指弦外之音)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 如果你明白我的意思(指弦外之音)…
(Definition of if you take my meaning from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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