A derogatory prepatory statement in a sentence used when telling someone something they should already know, but, in fact the author knows they do not.
As you know, gang leadership is run from the Prison Infrastructure.
Por Marc Habel 16 de septiembre de 2008
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A preparatory statement used in a sentence to avoid giving offense. It assures the listener that he or she already knows the fact about to be mentioned and that the speaker is mentioning it merely to acknowledge its truth or to help make a point.
As you know, Warden, the gang's leadership is within the prison.
Por LexLuthericographer 29 de mayo de 2010