- utter words so as to convey information, an opinion, a feeling or intention, or an instruction；(of a text or a symbolic representation) convey specified information or instructions
- used to express surprise or to draw attention to a remark or question
- an opportunity for stating one's opinion or feelings；an opportunity to influence developments and policy
verb: say, 3rd person present: says, gerund or present participle: saying, past tense: said, past participle: said
- 1. utter words so as to convey information, an opinion, a feeling or intention, or an instruction “Thank you,” he said he said the fund stood at $100,000 同義詞
- ▪ (of a text or a symbolic representation) convey specified information or instructions the law says such behavior is an offense
- ▪ enable a listener or reader to learn or understand something by conveying or revealing (information or ideas) I don't want to say too much the movie's title says it all
- ▪ (of a clock or watch) indicate (a specified time) the clock says ten past two 同義詞
- ▪ be asserted or reported (often used to avoid committing the speaker or writer to the truth of the assertion) they were said to be training freedom fighters it is said that she lived to be over a hundred
- ▪ present a consideration in favor of or excusing (someone or something) all I can say for him is that he's a better writer than some
- ▪ utter the whole of (a speech or other set of words, typically one learned in advance) we say the Pledge of Allegiance each morning 同義詞
- 2. assume something in order to work out what its consequences would be; make a hypothesis let's say we pay five thousand dollars in the first year 同義詞
- ▪ used parenthetically to indicate that something is being suggested as possible or likely but not certain the form might include, say, a dozen questions
- 1. North American informal used to express surprise or to draw attention to a remark or question say, did you notice any blood?
- 1. an opportunity for stating one's opinion or feelings the voters are entitled to have their say on the treaty 同義詞
- ▪ an opportunity to influence developments and policy the assessor will have a say in how the money is spent the households concerned would still have some say in what happened 同義詞
- go without saying
- have something to say for oneself
- how say you?
- one cannot say
- I'll say
- I must say
- I say
- I wouldn't say no
- not to say
- say no more
- says I
- says you!
- say when
- say the word
- there is no saying
- they say
- to say nothing of
- what do you say
- when all is said and done
- you can say that again!
- you don't say!
- you said it!
這句話 that said 後面少了逗號。 把逗號加上...’s free, and as the old saying says, “you get what you pay...了。 有人用 having that said 表示同樣的含意， 依然是 however...
Says who? 承接別人說過的話，對他質疑。 譬如 A: "The world will end in 2012." 世界末日就在2012年。 B: "Says who?" 誰說的？ B 不相信。所以等於是在挑戰。 Says who...