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say British & World English

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

say English Thesaurus

she felt her stomach flutter as he said her name

so to speak British & World English

Used to highlight the fact that one is describing something in an unusual or metaphorical way

turn round and do something British & World English

Used to convey that someone’s actions or words are perceived as unexpected or unwelcome

cry uncle British & World English

Surrender or admit defeat

Say in Say's law British & World English

A law stating that supply creates its own demand

I say! British & World English

Used to express surprise or to draw attention to a remark

say-so British & World English

The power or act of deciding or allowing something

say-so English Thesaurus

Kathleen ran things around here and nothing could be done without her say-so

I'll say British & World English

Used to express emphatic agreement

let's say British & World English

Used as a way of introducing a hypothetical situation

say when British & World English

Said when helping someone to food or drink to instruct them to indicate when they have enough

they say British & World English

It is rumoured

say cheese British & World English

Said by a photographer to encourage the subject to smile

Say's law British & World English

A law stating that supply creates its own demand

what say —— ? British & World English

Used to make a suggestion

I dare say British & World English

Used to indicate that one believes something is probable

sad to say British & World English

Unfortunately, regrettably

I must say British & World English

I cannot refrain from saying (used to emphasize an opinion)

not to say British & World English

Used to introduce a stronger alternative or addition to something already said

hear say of British & World English

Be informed of or that

look-and-say British & World English

Denoting a method of teaching reading based on the visual recognition of words rather than the association of sounds and letters

mean to say British & World English

Used to emphasize a statement or to ask another if they really intend to say something

how say you? British & World English

How do you find? (addressed to the jury when requesting its verdict)

I cannot say British & World English

I (or he, she, etc.) do not know

say no more British & World English

Used to indicate that one understands what someone is trying to imply

say the word British & World English

Give permission or instructions to do something

never say die British & World English

Used to encourage someone not to give up hope in a difficult situation

to say the least British & World English

Used as an understatement (implying the reality is more extreme, usually worse)

say a mouthful British & World English

Say something noteworthy

say one's piece British & World English

Give one’s opinion or make a prepared statement

you don't say ! British & World English

Used to express amazement or disbelief

strange to say British & World English

It is surprising or unusual that

suffice to say British & World English

Used to indicate that one is saying enough to make one’s meaning clear while withholding something for reasons of discretion or brevity

I wouldn't say no British & World English

Used to indicate that one would like something

what do you say British & World English

Used to make a suggestion or offer

say something for in say British & World English

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

I say! in say British & World English

Used to express surprise or to draw attention to a remark

you can say that again! British & World English

Used to express emphatic agreement

I'll say in say British & World English

Used to express emphatic agreement

wouldn't say boo to a goose British & World English

Used to emphasize that someone is very timid

before you can say knife British & World English

Very quickly; almost instantaneously


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