Definition of if you ask me in US English:

if you ask me


  • Used to emphasize that a statement is one's personal opinion.

    ‘if you ask me, it's just an excuse for laziness’
    • ‘I dunno, they sound like reasonable people to cast if you ask me.’
    • ‘I'm not jumping to conclusions, but this looks suspicious if you ask me.’
    • ‘Anyone who thinks they're unreasonable is being unreasonable themselves, if you ask me.’
    • ‘It seems like a shifty way to completely screw your computer up if you ask me.’
    • ‘It's already happening, if you ask me, right now, with this example.’
    • ‘That is a pretty ugly vehicle if you ask me, but I like the musical score for that advertisement.’
    • ‘Any sport where you bleed as a matter of course is a bit silly, if you ask me.’
    • ‘We've done very well without them for hundreds of years, if you ask me.’
    • ‘Now there is a bit of freedom when wearing boxers, too much if you ask me!’
    • ‘I still feel we were robbed, but what can you do - it's all politics if you ask me.’
    • ‘In jest or not, this is not particularly sporting if you ask me.’
    • ‘Now I don't want to go off on a rant here, but if you ask me, this proposal doesn't go far enough.’
    • ‘These evasive tactics have saved many a relationship for the last many years, but now things have gone out of hand if you ask me.’
    • ‘She's lovely in person, but her speeches are a bit boring if you ask me.’
    • ‘It's not so much the money that causes stress, if you ask me, it's the things we do to get it.’
    • ‘Fair enough, a bit overkill if you ask me, but you can see the logic.’
    • ‘The river has been coming back up all week - much nicer that way, if you ask me.’
    • ‘There's a few more jockeys that need waking up at dawn if you ask me.’
    • ‘The post only got a couple of comments, but let me tell you, the girl looked pretty fine if you ask me.’
    • ‘All in all, the book has a cartoony quality to it, but that's to be expected and encouraged, if you ask me.’
    for my part, for my own part, for myself, according to my way of thinking, to my mind, in my estimation, as far as i am concerned, in my opinion, in my view, in my own opinion, in my own view, from my own point of view, from where i stand, from my standpoint, as i see it, if you ask me, for my money, in my book
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