if you ask me

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if you ask me

  1. Used to introduce one's opinion, without being asked for it
    • 1992 May 3, "Comrade Bingo" Jeeves and Wooster, Series 3, Episode 6:
      B.W. Wooster: If you ask me, art is responsible for most of the trouble in the world.
      R. Jeeves: An interesting theory, sir. Would you care to expatiate upon it?
      B.W. Wooster: As a matter of fact, no, Jeeves. The thought just occurred to me, as thoughts do.
      R. Jeeves: Very good, sir.
    • 1996, Kenneth Roberts, Rabble in Arms
      Some damned fool made him an American officer; but if you ask me, I think he's neither flesh nor fowl nor good red herring. He changed sides once so he wouldn't lose his property, and if you ask me, he's ready to do it again.