not to mention

or[not to speak of] or[to say nothing of] Without ever needing to speak of; in addition to; besides. - Used to add something to what you have said or explained. * /Dave is handsome and smart not to mention being a good athlete./ * /They have three fine sons, not to speak of their two lovely daughters./ * /Sally takes singing and dancing lessons to say nothing of swimming and tennis lessons./ Compare: LET ALONE, TO SPEAK OF.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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