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English definition of “to put it mildly”

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to put it mildly

used for saying that something is much more extreme than your words suggest: It has been a remarkable day, to put it mildly.
Translations of “to put it mildly”
in Chinese (Traditional) 保守地說, 說得好聽(或委婉)一點…
in Chinese (Simplified) 保守地说…
(Definition of to put it mildly from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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