must admit

Point 165 in the category of MODALITY is defined as:

the fixed expression ‘I must admit’ or ‘you must admit’ to express concession.

‘you’ is much rarer than ‘I’

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1 YOU MUST ADMIT THAT THERE IS A 5

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Why it has never been more important for New Zealand to rise …
Even if you are a climate change denier you must admit that there is a chance that you are wrong and all those scientists are right. Wouldn’t it …
Jan 18, 2020

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1 I MUST ADMIT THAT I WAS A 114
2 I MUST ADMIT I WAS A LITTLE 102
3 I MUST ADMIT I WAS A BIT 98
4 I MUST ADMIT THAT I DO N’T 93
5 I MUST ADMIT , HOWEVER , THAT 82
6 I MUST ADMIT , I WAS A 77
7 I MUST ADMIT THAT I AM A 66
8 I MUST ADMIT , THOUGH , THAT 60
9 I MUST ADMIT THAT I DID N’T 59
10 I MUST ADMIT THAT I HAVE NEVER 55
11 I MUST ADMIT THAT I HAVE N’T 54
12 I MUST ADMIT THAT WHEN I FIRST 51
13 I MUST ADMIT THAT I DID NOT 50
14 I MUST ADMIT THAT I HAVE BEEN 50
15 I MUST ADMIT , I AM A 48
16 I MUST ADMIT THAT I AM NOT 47
17 I MUST ADMIT , I DID N’T 44
18 I MUST ADMIT , I DO N’T 44
19 I MUST ADMIT THAT I DO NOT 44
20 I MUST ADMIT THAT I DO NT 44