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    dare I say it, I dare say

    Hi. Is there a difference between "dare I say it" and "I dare say" ?

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    Re: dare I say it, I dare say

    Yes, the first is less confident, perhaps playful, certainly more gentle than the second, which is extremely confident, even irate.

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    Re: dare I say it, I dare say

    Quote Originally Posted by uecom View Post
    Hi. Is there a difference between "dare I say it" and "I dare say" ?
    "Dare I say it?" is a question about whether it would be acceptable to say something.
    "I dare say" is a statement meaning "I think I am correct in saying.

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