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‘Pleased 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’ve already said sorry for hurting his feelings.
The committee said yes, so we can go ahead.
What an odd thing to say, Carrie thought.
I want to say something on 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: it’s quicker than the train.
‘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 to twelve.
Her letter says she’s arriving at midday.
The rules say that we need a two-thirds majority to win.
Does it say on the box how much it costs?
Your home says a lot about you.
This incident says something about the way the company is run.
Say you get £2,000 for the car – you’ll still need another thousand.
They lit candles and said prayers for the dead.
We can’t say when the train will arrive.
We can’t say what’s in the report – it’s highly confidential.
I can’t say I blame you for being annoyed.
It goes without saying that I’m sorry.
‘Uh-oh,’ said Jimmy. ‘Mum’s going to have something to say to you.’
The boss will have something to say about this.
He didn’t have a lot to say for himself.
She’s always got far too much to say for herself.
It’s expensive. Having said that, I must admit that it is very well made.
Oh, I say! Is that the time already?
I wouldn’t say no to another piece of cake.
I think, if I may say so, that this isn’t the right thing to do.
We can go whenever you like. Just say the word.
It would be a foolish, not to say ruinous, step to take at this time.
The look of satisfaction on his face says it all.
It says a lot for him that he never gave up.
It doesn’t say much for my powers of observation that I had no idea what was going on.
‘She’s invited Carl to her party.’ ‘Say no more!’
I’ll say this for her: she’s never lied to me.
He’s very clever: you have to say that for him.
‘This is the real thing,’ he said to himself.
I keep saying to myself that I shouldn’t do it.
Say what you like about him, he knows how to run a business.
I’ll deal with the second point first, that is to say the change to the club’s rules.
The economy is struggling. That said, house prices rose slightly last month.
He told me not to worry, but that’s easier said than done.
It’s better than the old one, but that’s not saying much.
So far, no one’s been sacked, but that’s not to say it won’t happen.
There’s something to be said for his approach to the problem.
Although I say it myself, I think I’m rather good at this.
I found the flight rather uncomfortable, to say the least.
Pollution affects the soil, to say nothing of its impact on wildlife.
When all was said and done it was only a game, not real life.
Who can say what will happen to the company?
Who’s to say he wouldn’t have said yes if he’d known?
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