not to put too fine a point on it


not to put too fine a point on it
(not) to put too fine a point on it something that you say when you are going to say exactly what you mean, even if other people may not like it.

Well, not to put too fine a point on it, it's entirely your fault.


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  • not to put too fine a point on it — To speak bluntly • • • Main Entry: ↑point * * * not to put too fine a point on it phrase used before saying something in a very direct way that may seem rude Emily is, not to put too fine a point on it, a liar. Thesaurus: polite words and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • not to put too fine a point on it — ► not to put too fine a point on it to speak bluntly. Main Entry: ↑fine …   English terms dictionary

  • not to put too fine a point on it — to mean exactly what is said. Her performance, not to put too fine a point on it, was terrible …   New idioms dictionary

  • not to put too fine a point on it — used before saying something in a very direct way that may seem rude Emily is, not to put too fine a point on it, a liar …   English dictionary

  • not to put too fine a point on it — speak bluntly. → findings …   English new terms dictionary

  • not to put too fine a point on it —  To speak plainly …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • (to) put too fine a point on it — (not) to put too fine a point on it something that you say when you are going to say exactly what you mean, even if other people may not like it. Well, not to put too fine a point on it, it s entirely your fault …   New idioms dictionary

  • fine — Ⅰ. fine [1] ► ADJECTIVE 1) of very high quality. 2) satisfactory. 3) in good health and feeling well. 4) (of the weather) bright and clear. 5) (of a thread, filament, or hair) thin. 6) of delicate or intricate w …   English terms dictionary

  • point — point1 W1S1 [pɔınt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(idea)¦ 2¦(main meaning/idea)¦ 3¦(purpose)¦ 4¦(place)¦ 5¦(in time/development)¦ 6¦(quality/feature)¦ 7¦(games/sport)¦ 8¦(sharp end)¦ 9 boiling point/freezing point/melting point etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fine — fine1 W1S1 [faın] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(acceptable)¦ 2¦(healthy)¦ 3¦(very good)¦ 4¦(weather)¦ 5¦(narrow)¦ 6¦(delicate)¦ 7¦(small)¦ 8¦(bad)¦ 9¦(speech/words)¦ 10 a fine man/woman etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English