No offense

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Definition

-No offense intended, (but this coffee is disgusting): -I don't want to hurt your feelings, (but this coffee is disgusting)
idiom

-None taken: -No problem, I'm not offended
idiom
an offense an attack, a crime; an insult
the offense (of a soccer team) the forwards, the attackers

Examples

  • "Glenn : No offense taken, Scott."
  • "No offense, Glenn."
  • "No offense, Scott, but isn't New Zealand a little remote?"
  • "No offense Edward, I guess you are kind of related to Eskimos being Swedish, right?"
  • "Sam : None taken."
  • "No offense intended. Sam : None taken."
  • "Bruno : No offense Sam, but you look like you're eating quite well."

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