so to speak Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"so to speak" in British English

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so to speak

C2 used to ​explain that what you are saying is not to be ​understoodexactly as ​stated: In that ​relationship it's very much Lorna who ​wears the ​trousers, so to speak (= Lorna makes all the ​importantdecisions).
(Definition of so to speak from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"so to speak" in American English

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so to speak

this is one way to say it: I am a ​writer, so to ​speak. Note: Used to suggest that some people may not think this is a good way to say something.
(Definition of so to speak from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “so to speak”
in Chinese (Simplified) 姑妄言之,可以说…
in Chinese (Traditional) 姑妄言之,可以說…
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