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be (or make) so bold (as to do something)

Definition of be or make so bold as to do something in English:

formal Dare to do something (often used when politely asking a question or making a suggestion): what would he be calling for, if I might make so bold as to ask?
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  • There are plenty of disgusting foods out there, but I don't think there are many companies that would dare to be so bold as to stick a name like Pork Brains In Milk Gravy right on the can.
  • May I be so bold as to suggest one to add to your list.
  • Might I be so bold as to suggest a synchronised charge tomorrow morning?
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