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with (all due) respect

also with (the greatest) respect
used to express polite disagreement in a formal situation: With all due respect, Sir, I cannot agree with your last statement.
(Definition of with (all due) respect from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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with all due respect

used for expressing polite disagreement: I’ve been thinking about what you said and, with all due respect, I think you’re mistaken.
(Definition of with all due respect from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “with (all due) respect”
in Chinese (Simplified) (用于正式场合礼貌地表示异议)恕我直言…
in Chinese (Traditional) (用於正式場合禮貌地表示異議)恕我直言…
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