I must say

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Definition

I must say...: I have to admit..., I need to tell you...
idiom
I must say that the movie last night was horrible. I have to admit it really was terrible.

Examples

  • "Firstly, I must say that I'm disappointed in you."
  • "I must say that I doubt that Philip Cheeter would ever take it upon himself to contact the CEO of the Perfume Hut if he had a problem with one of their buyers."
  • "After reading both of your e-mails yesterday, I must say that I'm pleasantly surprised."
  • "I must say you're even more beautiful than I expected."
  • "I must say that I'm disappointed, but I'm sure that Bob, Horatio and I will have a blast, just the three of us."
  • "Hannah : I'm not that impressed, I must say."
  • "So, I've read your resumé and I must say I was rather impressed."

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