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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.
Translations of “so to speak”
in Chinese (Traditional) 姑妄言之,可以說…
in Chinese (Simplified) 姑妄言之,可以说…
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