English to English
||the chance to speak |
let him have his say
||Trial by sample; assay; sample; specimen; smack. |
||A kind of silk or satin. |
||A speech; something said; an expression of opinion; a current story; a maxim or proverb. |
||express in words |
He said that he wanted to marry her
tell me what is bothering you
state your opinion
state your name
||report or maintain |
He alleged that he was the victim of a crime
He said it was too late to intervene in the war
The registrar says that I owe the school money
||express a supposition |
Let us say that he did not tell the truth
Let's say you had a lot of money--what would you do?
||have or contain a certain wording or form |
The passage reads as follows
What does the law say?
||give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority |
I said to him to go home
She ordered him to do the shopping
The mother told the child to get dressed
||speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way |
She pronounces French words in a funny way
I cannot say `zip wire'
Can the child sound out this complicated word?
||communicate or express nonverbally |
What does this painting say?
Did his face say anything about how he felt?
||utter aloud |
She said `Hello' to everyone in the office
||state as one's opinion or judgement; declare |
I say let's forget this whole business
||recite or repeat a fixed text |
She said her `Hail Mary'
The clock says noon
||To try; to assay. |
||To utter or express in words; to tell; to speak; to declare; as, he said many wise things. |
||To speak; to express an opinion; to make answer; to reply. |