Are there any legitimate uses for the idiom 'needless to say' when you're writing?

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  • RP
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago

    Strictly, since the use of this idiom in writing is contrary to the medium (writing), there is no legitimate use of "say."

  • martin
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago

    Absolutely. You can start a sentence that way for emphasis to show confidence that most people agree with what you're about to write.

  • 3 weeks ago

    needless to say, they found that the color of the sky is actually blue

  • .
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago

    Needless to say I don't need to say that.

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