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As An Aside ( I will say this even though it is not the main topic ... )

"As An Aside"

You say "as an aside" when you are talking about one thing and you want to talk about something else then come back to the first thing."

Example: "As an aside: Is anyone hungry?"

You want to keep talking about the first thing after you say something else briefly, when you say "as an aside".

Example: "As an aside, do you come to this place often?"

Saying as an aside is sometimes used as a polite way to change the topic and talk about something else.

Example: "Then he says to me, as an aside, let's get out of this place."

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