To be so bold as

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Definition

if I might be so bold as to...: could I politely...
idiom
If I might be so bold as to ask you look over this report again. Could you possibly look at it again? I'm asking you really politely.

bold: valiant, courageous, brave; adventurous, intrepid
adjective

Examples

  • "Techie : Sir, if I might be so bold as to suggest you hire an IT consultant, Know-It-All Tech Solutions would be happy to send you one."

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