say englannista suomeksi
(RQ:Maxwell Mirror and the Lamp)
To tell, either verbally or in writing.
2016, VOA Learning English (public domain)
- I want to say I’m sorry for yesterday. — It’s okay, Anna.
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To indicate in a written form.
To have a common expression; (non-gloss definition).
- They say that Hope is happiness; But genuine Love must prize the past.
1819, Great Britain Court of Chancery, ''Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery'', page 8:
- It is said, a bargain cannot be set aside upon inadequacy only.
1841, Christopher Marshall, ''The Knickerbocker (New-York Monthly Magazine)'', page 379:
- It’s said that fifteen wagon loads of ready-made clothes for the Virginia troops came to, and stay in, town to-night.
Suppose, assume; used to mark an example, supposition or hypothesis.
''Say your family is starving and you don't have any money, is it okay to steal some food?''
1984, (w), ''Money: a suicide note''
- I've followed Selina down the strip, when we're shopping, say, and she strolls on ahead, wearing sawn-off jeans and a wash-withered T-shirt(..)
To speak; to express an opinion; to make answer; to reply.
(RQ:Shakespeare As You Like It)
(quote-book)|title=(w)|page=192|passage='My fifty pounds says three months after the invasion there'll be a free press in Iraq, and unmonitored internet access too.'
example|For example; let us assume.
(RQ:Spenser Shepheardes Calender)
(RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene)
(RQ:Hooker Law), page 193
- If those principal works of God (..) be but certain tastes and says, as if were, of that final benefit.
Essay; trial; attempt.
(obsolete spelling of)