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or I hate to tell you

  1. used for showing that you are sorry about what you are going to say, because you think it is unpleasant or you wish it was not true

    I hate to admit it, but Sam may be right.

    I hate to say this, but I think you’ve probably lost your money.

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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