|1.||so to speak|
Used after sentences to express that there is a metaphor in it. It can be generally interchanged with like-clause:
It is X, so to speak.
It is like X.
I love this jacket. I always wear it when I go to work. It is a uniform for me, so to speak.
|2.||so to speak|
Follows a statement or phrase, usually to insinuate or indicate sexual innuendo.
Brian likes to do it both ways...so to speak.
Gregory packed a hot lunch today...so to speak.
Alan likes a little duck butter on his kielbasa...so to speak.