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"Nice to meet you," he said with a smile.
"When's he coming back?" "He didn't say."
She said that she liked dancing.
Did he say who called?
Tell me what he said to you.
Say hello to Jenny for me!
I already said sorry for hurting his feelings.
The committee said yes, so we can go ahead.
What a strange thing to say, Carrie thought.
I want to say something about this subject.
I think we should stop now. What do you say?
He always said you'd be rich and famous one day.
I say we go (=I think we should go) by car.
"Will she meet the deadline?" "I would say so."
They say laughter is the best medicine.
Time, as they say, is a great healer.
She is said to have great talent as an artist.
The castle is said to be haunted.
It is said that he was introduced to the king by a wealthy cousin.
We are not saying that taxpayers should pay more.
Is she saying she hasn't got any homework?
My watch says quarter of twelve.
Her letter says she's coming at noon.
The rules say that we need a two-thirds majority to win.
Does it say on the box how much it costs?
This is the American English definition of say. View British English definition of say.
old and in bad condition, or no longer effective
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