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Said, Edward W. British & World English

(1935–2003), American critic, born in Palestine; full name Edward Wadi Said. He came to public notice with Orientalism (1978), a study of Western attitudes towards Eastern culture. Other notable works: Culture and Imperialism (1993)

said British & World English

past and past participle of say.

said in say British & World English

Utter words so as to convey information, an opinion, a feeling or intention, or an instruction

be said in say British & World English

Be asserted or reported

Port Said British & World English

A port in Egypt, on the Mediterranean coast at the north end of the Suez Canal; population 570,600 (est. 2006). It was founded in 1859 at the start of the construction of the Suez Canal

that said British & World English

Even so (introducing a concessive statement)

enough said British & World English

There is no need to say more; all is understood

you said it! British & World English

Used to express agreement with what someone has said

be easier said than done British & World English

Be more easily talked about than put into practice

least said, soonest mended British & World English

A difficult situation will be resolved more quickly if there is no more discussion of it

when all is said and done British & World English

When everything is taken into account (used to indicate that one is making a generalized judgement)

that said in that British & World English

Even so (introducing a concessive statement)

enough said in enough British & World English

There is no need to say more; all is understood

naysay British & World English

Say no to; deny or oppose

you said it! in say British & World English

Used to express agreement with what someone has said

be said in say English Thesaurus

it is said that she lived to be over a hundred

be easier said than done in easy British & World English

Be more easily talked about than put into practice

you or you've said it! in say British & World English

Used to express agreement with what someone has said

least said, soonest mended in least British & World English

A difficult situation will be resolved more quickly if there is no more discussion of it

when all is said and done in say British & World English

When everything is taken into account (used to indicate that one is making a generalized judgement)

Edward Wadi Said in Said, Edward W. British & World English

(1935–2003), American critic, born in Palestine; full name Edward Wadi Said. He came to public notice with Orientalism (1978), a study of Western attitudes towards Eastern culture. Other notable works: Culture and Imperialism (1993)

Muhammad Hosni Said Mubarak in Mubarak, Hosni British & World English

(B.1928), Egyptian statesman, President 1981–2011; full name Muhammad Hosni Said Mubarak. He did much to establish closer links between Egypt and other Arab nations, though he aligned Egypt against Iraq in the Gulf War of 1991. He left office in 2011 following a series of demonstrations against him and his government