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Pronunciation: /seɪ/

Translation of say in Italian:


  • have one's say dire la propria have a say avere voce in capitolo

vt & vi (pt/pp said)

  • dire that is to say cioè that goes without saying questo è ovvio when all is said and done alla fine dei conti say yes/no dire di sì/no just say the word and I'll come tu chiama e io vengo what more can I say? che altro dire? some time next week say? la prossima settimana, diciamo? the clock says ten to six la sveglia fa le sei meno dieci you can say that again! puoi dirlo forte! the tree is said to be very old a quanto pare l'albero è vecchissimo he said you were to bring the car ha detto che dovevi portare la macchina it says a lot for him that … il fatto che… la dice lunga sul suo conto what have you got to say for yourself? che scusa hai? to say nothing of … per non parlare di… what would you say to a new car? cosa ne diresti di una macchina nuova?

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