To say the least

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Idiomatic translations of "To say the least"

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To put it mildly
C'est le moins que l'on puisse dire
בלשון המעטה
Come minimo
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Meanings of "To say the least"


At the very least; without overemphasizing the subject; to put it mildly.

Example: We were not at all pleased with her work—to say the least.

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"To say the least" in lyrics

Hollywood Ending - Not Another Song About Love

This is not another song about love.

Asphyxiated just to say the least,
And with your eyes you're suffocating me.

Lana Del Rey - Fine China

On the same day my husband to be
Packed his things to run
Was bittersweet to say the least
One life begins one comes undone

Noggano - The Army

Although to tell the truth, when the inspection with General Dudko came around
We were a little embarrassed to say the least
Looking into his confused piggy eyes

Razzy - Masked bitcH

Something about you’s provoking to say the least
Gotta wonder what it takes to be so damned revolting
When you throw me off track, can’t keep me back
You’re driving me crazy, baby

Nick Murphy - I'm Into You

then again everything seems new
I can barely hold my tongue
to say the least I'm into you

ABBA - Honey, Honey

You look like a movie star, <em>look like a movie star</em>
But I know just who you are, <em>but I know just who you are</em>
And honey, to say the least
You're a doggone beast

Ariana Grande - Beauty and the Beast

Just a little change
Small, to say the least
Both a little scared

Radwimps - live coverage

Producing massive spent fuel waste, piles of dirt
Weapons of mass destruction,
nuclear to say the least
Deforms and facsinoma, you can't help but hate even your own child

The Killers - Be Still

Nobody knows what lies ahead
And life is short
To say the least
We're in the belly of the beast

Serge Gainsbourg - Coffee Color

How I love your coffee color

The effect is insane to say the least
The effect it has

Beauty and the Beast (OST) [2017] - Beauty and the Beast

Just a little change
Small to say the least
Both a little scared

A-Mei - Listen to The Sea

Yet won't snap out of it
That definitely wasn't about me
I'm absolutely calm, to say the least
But the tears

LL Cool J - I Can't Live Without My Radio

With my box cold kickin' with the gangster rock
See people can't stop me, neither can the police
I'm a musical maniac to say the least
For you and your radio I made this for

Beauty and the Beast (OST) - Beauty and the Beast

Just a little change
Small to say the least
Both a little scared

Shinedown - The Human Radio

I gotta four-letter word, but I don't care
A whole lotta drive, to get me there
I've seen a whole lotta wrong, to say the least
Spent a whole lotta time, staring down the beast

Nanne Grönvall - Jealous

But when I wake up next day I deny everything
And I'm ashamed and say: "I don't remember what I've said"
A truth with a modification to say the least
I want, I want, I want also

Céline Dion - Beauty and the Beast

Just a little change
Small, to say the least
Both a little scared

Adele - First Love

Forgive me first love, but I'm too tired
I'm bored to say the least and I, I lack desire
Forgive me first love

Live Like Glass - Bad Taste in Karma

This isn't the end
It just the first time that I've wanted more
An equilibrium to say the least

Reba McEntire - Fancy

On the outskirts of New Orleans
We didn't have money for food or rent
To say the least, we were hard pressed
Then Mama spent every last penny we had