Какая самая близкая русская идиома?
Edit: including definitions and usage examples from Idioms by The Free Dictionary.
Figurative: a phrase introducing a fine or important point, apologetically.
Rachel: Not to put too fine a point on it, Mary, but you're still acting a little rude to Tom.
Mary: I'm sorry, but that's the way I feel.
John: I think, not to put too fine a point on it, you ought to do exactly as you are told.
Andy: And I think you ought to mind your own business.
> *To mean exactly what is said*: Her performance, not to put too fine a point on it, was terrible.