So to speak in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of So to speak

a phrase used to indicate that one is speaking in a figurative way and not literally

Examples of So to speak in a sentence

The brown-nosing employee played by the rules, so to speak, but his coworkers hated the way he sucked up to the boss.  🔊

After many days of being rocked and held, the pampered baby became spoiled, so to speak.  🔊

After Amelia broke her mother’s rules, she was put on punishment for crossing the line, so to speak.  🔊

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