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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)

Port Said New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

port in Egypt, at the north end of the Suez Canal

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

cry uncle in uncle British & World English

Surrender or admit defeat

cry uncle British & World English

Surrender or admit defeat

be said in say English Thesaurus

it is said that she lived to be over a hundred

say British & World English

Enable a listener or reader to learn or understand something by conveying or revealing (information or ideas)

say something for in say British & World English

Present a consideration in favour of or excusing (someone or something)

say one's piece in piece British & World English

Give one’s opinion or make a prepared statement

say one's piece British & World English

Give one’s opinion or make a prepared statement

say the word in say British & World English

Give permission or instructions to do something

say the word British & World English

Give permission or instructions to do something


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