to be precise


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Adv.1.to be precise - in actual fact; "properly speaking, they are not husband and wife"
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I should have found for myself a form of activity in keeping with it, to be precise, drinking to the health of everything "sublime and beautiful." I should have snatched at every opportunity to drop a tear into my glass and then to drain it to all that is "sublime and beautiful." I should then have turned everything into the sublime and the beautiful; in the nastiest, unquestionable trash, I should have sought out the sublime and the beautiful.
This is, of course, the year that HM - and we - will celebrate the golden anniversary of her Coronation - June 2, to be precise.
the dachshund Gretel to be precise. One of the sorriest shapes man ever thought up when it comes to stomping the muddy fields