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    #1

    Suffice to say/ suffice it to say

    Hallo!

    Which is better:

    Suffice to say

    OR

    Suffice it to say?

    Thanks for the great service

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    #2

    Re: Suffice to say/ suffice it to say

    Hi,

    I would go with the first one!.

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    Anish


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    #3

    Re: Suffice to say/ suffice it to say

    Quote Originally Posted by Riaan View Post
    Hallo!

    Which is better:

    Suffice to say

    OR

    Suffice it to say?

    Thanks for the great service
    The first is probably more common.

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    #4

    Re: Suffice to say/ suffice it to say

    5jj:The BNC has 53 citations without 'it' and 88 with 'it'. I am an 'it' man.

    Sorry Bob. I edited your post when I meant to reply to it. That's the second time I have done that today. I am going to have to start putting milk on my shredded wheat rather than gin.
    Last edited by 5jj; 03-Mar-2013 at 18:13.

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    #5

    Re: Suffice to say/ suffice it to say

    Maybe it's a BrE thing, but I'm an it man too and I don't have Shredded Wheat or gin for breakfast.

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