Traducción de say en español:
transitive verb present says Pronunciación: / sez / past tense & past participle said Pronunciación: / sed /
- 1(utter, express in speech) (word/sentence/mass)(prayer)to say good morning to somebodyI said yes/nodarle los buenos días a alguienhe said yes/no to my proposaldije que sí/nogo away, she saidaceptó/rechazó mi propuestahe didn't say a word throughout the whole meeting—vete —dijowell said!no dijo ni una palabra or [colloquial] ni pío durante toda la reuniónnow, say after me: I, Paul Hurst, …¡bien dicho!to say somethingahora repita conmigo: yo, Paul Hurst, …
tosomebodywhat exactly did she say to you?decirle algo aalguienso I said to myself …¿qué te dijo exactamente?I said (that) we shouldn't have comeasí que me dije …I can't say I laughed muchya decía yo que no deberíamos haber venidoI must say it looks very niceno me reí mucho, que digamosdon't say you forgot!la verdad es que es muy bonitoshe said (I was) to give you her love¡no me digas que se te olvidó!I can't say when they'll be backme dijo que te diera recuerdos (de su parte)who shall I say is calling? well, what can I say?no sé cuándo volveránit was, how o what shall I say, a tricky situation if you disagree, say so¿y qué quieres que te diga?why didn't you say so before? I should say sosi no está de acuerdo, dígalo(emphatic agreement)eso digo yo(probability)that's to say, that is to say she's very self-assured, not to say arrogantyo diría que síshe's better than he is, but that's not saying muches muy segura de sí misma, por no decir arroganteit doesn't say much for …ella es mejor que él, lo que no es mucho decirthere's a lot to be said for waitingno dice mucho de …there's nothing more to be said!hay muchas razones por las que bien vale la pena esperarit will mean a lot of money, to say nothing of time¡no hay más que decir!to say the leastsupondrá mucho dinero, y no digamos ya tiempowhat have you got to say for yourself? she hasn't a lot to say for herselfcomo mínimoenough said, I'll see what I can do about ites muy sosathe less said about it, the betterestá bien, veremos lo que se puede hacersay no morecuanto menos se hable del asunto, mejoryou can say that again! it goes without saying that …no me digas másthat goes without sayinghuelga decir que …ni que decir tiene que …por supuesto que …though I say it myself(eso) no hay ni que decirloeso se da por sentadothat's easier said than doneno es por decirlono sooner said than donedel dicho al hecho hay mucho trechowhen all's said and done before you could say knife o Jack Robinson least said soonest mendeddicho y hechocuanto menos se diga, mejorOraciones de ejemplo
Oraciones de ejemplo
- All of us at some time in our lives have to stand up and say a few words in public, whether to give away a bride, move a vote of thanks or make a presentation.
- He struggled to recall clearly the words the priest had said to him almost a year earlier.
- Only now as I stood in the airport did I realise that she really had not understood a word I was saying.
- The funeral goes as planned, everyone says their speeches memorializing this woman to whom they now say goodbye forever.
- See, the difference between saying a speech in class and acting with my group is a really big one.
- Cameron had to say his speech in front of the class and he basically freaked out.
- 2 2.1(state)it said in the paper that …it says nothing in the contract about overtimeel periódico decía or ponía que …her smile of triumph says it allel contrato no dice or no pone nada de horas extraordinarias2.2su sonrisa triunfal lo dice todo(register) (watch/dial)what (time) does your watch say?¿qué hora marca tu reloj?¿tú qué hora tienes?Oraciones de ejemplo
Oraciones de ejemplo
- The sun was still behind a mountain, but his watch said seven minutes past official sunup.
- My back was damp from the moss and my watch said four hours had passed.
- She turns and looks at her alarm clock which says eight o'clock.
- Chris, in a murder case we know the black and white letter of the law says the state does not have to prove motive.
- The text of the affidavit says that it was completed and signed by her.
- I got a text saying I had won £1000 and all I had to do was claim it by calling a number.
- 3 3.1 (suppose) [colloquial] (let's) say that …say she doesn't come, then what do we do?supongamos or pongamos or digamos que …shall we say tomorrow?pongamos (por caso) que no viene ¿entonces qué hacemos?3.2¿qué tal mañana? [colloquial](estimate)Oraciones de ejemplo
- Then go find someone else in a different line of work - say, someone with a home office.
- In this system, the taoiseach would be elected for a fixed term - say, four years.
- This scheme lends itself to the use of coins as scoring tokens; say, a nickel per point perhaps.
- 4 4.1(allege)they say she jilted himit's said he'll have to resigndicen or se dice que lo plantóhe's been ill, or so he saysse dice que tendrá que renunciarnever say I didn't warn youha estado enfermo, al menos eso es lo que diceto be said to +luego no digas que no te avisé
infinitiveshe's said to be very mean/strictnever let it be said that I don't caredicen que es muy tacaña/severa4.2que no se diga que no me importa(decide, pronounce)that's really not for me to sayeso no me corresponde a mí decirloOraciones de ejemplo
- The author of the report that was said to be prejudicial was called as a witness.
- They also adduced what was said to be a report from the local Meteorological Station.
- His failure, it is said, calls into question his motives in serving as a juror in the trial.
- 5 (respond to suggestion) [colloquial]what do o would you say to a cup of teathat's what I think; now, what do you say?¿quieres or (especially Spain) te apetece una taza de té?¿qué te parece si nos tomamos un té?I won't say noeso es lo que yo pienso ¿y a ti qué te parece? or ¿y tú que dices?I wouldn't say no to a drinkno te digo que nowhat say we go halves?no rechazaría una copa¿qué tal si vamos a medias? [colloquial]
- I'd rather not sayit's hard to sayprefiero no decirloyou were saying?es difícil decirlowho says osays who? [colloquial]¿(qué) decías?says you! [colloquial]¿quién lo dice?you don't say! [colloquial]¡eso es lo que tú dices!I say! (British English) [colloquial]I say! what a lovely dress!¡qué me dices!I say, can you hear me over there?¡pero qué vestido más bonito!¡eh! or ¡ey! ¿me oyen ahí?
noun (no plural)
- 1.1 (statement of view) Ver ejemplos: to have one's saylet him have his say nowdar su ( or mi etc) opinión1.2 (share)say (ahora déjalo hablarahora deja que dé su opinión
insomething)I have no say in the matterthey want a say in the decision makingyo no tengo ni voz ni voto en el asuntoto have the final say (in something)quieren participar en la toma de decisionestener la última palabra (en algo)Oraciones de ejemplo
Oraciones de ejemplo
- Real partnership means all participants benefit and all have a say in developments.
- Can you also explain why Industry has a say in policy development.
- Lastly, keep in mind that children like variation and to have a say in what they do.
- Listeners to radio will also be given an opportunity to have their say through phone-ins.
- Speaking as a politician at any venue is merely an opportunity for that man to have his say.
- And if you want to have your say, exchange ideas, opinions and experiences, it's the only place to be.
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