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Тебе не кажется, что этот продукт немного... ну не знаю. Перехваливают что ли?

In conversation, in response to the above, I just said:

Пожалуй, это лишь одно из немногих подходящих выражений... В любом случае, вроде бы он рассматривает это, как вложение в будущее.

Here I wanted to express the idea of "Well, that's... one way to put it..." with a hint of understatement -- implying that it could just as well have been described with some other (less pleasant) expressions. I'm not sure if my phrasing sounds idiomatic enough.

What is a commonly used phrasing for this in Russian?

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I think this will work well in your situation:

  • Это ещё мягко сказано!
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    Or simply "Мягко говоря!" – Elena Jan 4 at 6:06
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I'd say, "да, можно и так выразиться". In general, I don't think there are any strongly recommended expressions in this case. Your own phrase is fine, it just sounds too long to me.

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