So-to-speak sentence example

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  • I wanted to get all our cards out on the table, so to speak.

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  • But she's such a mouse, she stays with him, taking it on the chin, so to speak.

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  • He was right on the money, so to speak.

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  • I suppose if she has a chance to get lucky, she should jump on him, so to speak.

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  • It wasn't as if she were wearing a bikini, and her only physical attributes were a flat abdomen and smooth curves – well, those and her breasts, but they were over proportioned - out of balance, so to speak.

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  • Late September aroused the instinct to prepare the den for winter — so to speak.

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  • It was difficult to start a subject that might result in a fight, but she had to know for sure — slay the dragon, so to speak.

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  • They may exclude one another, exist so to speak in a condition of armed neutrality to one another, without being positively thereby related to one another or altered by any change taking place in any of them.

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  • But an account of such ceremonies belongs rather to demonology than to the history of the worship of Manes, which are peaceful, well-conducted and beneficent beings, endowed and, so to speak on the foundation, like the Christian souls for whose masses money has been left.

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  • As these divisions, great or small, are so to speak artificial, several systems have been proposed according to which the Alps may be divided.

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  • Others have embraced this notion of residence but it is contrary to what dear departed Barbara Washington conveyed to me, on her death bed, so to speak.

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  • I mean, it was the quintessential traveling salesman's dream, a naked and willing woman hopping into his bed, wife in another town, a freebie, so to speak.

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  • It wasn't as if she were wearing a bikini, and her only physical attributes were a flat abdomen and smooth curves – well, those and her breasts, but they were over proportioned - out of balance, so to speak.

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  • Late September aroused the instinct to prepare the den for winter — so to speak.

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  • It was difficult to start a subject that might result in a fight, but she had to know for sure — slay the dragon, so to speak.

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  • The nail in the coffin so to speak has come rather recently, through the past year's scandals of broad corporate malfeasance.

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  • It still sounds modern, definitely a 2002 production, so to speak.

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  • And this process of increased self-awareness is speeding things up, so to speak.

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  • What you are saying is that when Kitty becomes a suffragette she neglects her daughter and ' tragedy ensues ', so to speak.

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  • You see, I use a typewriter--it is my right hand man, so to speak.

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  • It is like giving it a test drive, so to speak.

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  • It serves as your pot money, so to speak.

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  • Inexperienced players often misread the table and get caught with their cards down, so to speak.

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  • If you haven't been exercising because you've been busy with work, this is a great time to go ahead and get back on the treadmill so to speak.

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  • Most of these, however, are deformities-vegetable cripples, so to speak.

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  • Needless to say, not all vintage fashion memorabilia is worth hanging on to, but some have really withstood the test of time, so to speak.

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  • Sure, that's part of their job, but they also get to know you better to determine why exactly you need to start "looking the part," so to speak.

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  • It is different than replacing the cell phone faceplate, as the faceplate is the actual covering on the phone itself that protects the precious innards, so to speak.

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  • The original RAZR flip phone has since given birth to a number of spinoffs, so to speak.

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  • In this way, inexpensive prepaid cell phones definitely keep costs down... but at a price, so to speak.

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  • The flipside of that is a lack of "water cooler time," so to speak.

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  • The middleman is done away with, so to speak.

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  • Sometimes the slightest bit of lotion will not allow the make-up to stick to the skin, so to speak.

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  • If you imagine yourself as a shark zooming through waters, killing the competition -- so to speak -- then the Fastskin technology should speak right to you.

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  • Painting the eyes, cheeks, and lips requires the skill of a practiced doll makeup artist, so to speak.

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  • It will give you a break but still keep you in the marketplace, so to speak.

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  • Was there one piece of lingerie that was your claim to fame, so to speak?

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  • If you enjoy talking about something specific, such as your kids, celebrities or sports, then you put down on paper -- so to speak -- so everyone can read and comment on your thoughts.

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  • Narrow down the field to another pasture, so to speak?

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  • I was just marking my territory, so to speak.

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  • Keep it in the family so to speak.

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