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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #87874: Expressions with the word SAY
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    Expressions with the word SAY


       Say no more! I know I am a famous artist.

    If I may say so = used for introducing a personal comment, when you know that the person who you are speaking to may find this offensive


    (just) Say the word = used for telling someone that you are ready to do something for them as soon as they ask


    Say no more = used to say that you understand exactly what somebody means or is trying to say, so it is unnecessary to say anything more


    That's/it's easier said than done = used for saying that something is a good idea but will be difficult to achieve


    Go without saying = to be completely obvious or true


    Have something, nothing, etc. to say for yourself / what have you to say for yourself? = used to ask someone to explain why they have done something bad


    Having said that / that said = despite what has just been said


    I must say = used for emphasizing a statement


    Let the world say what it will = wait and see, don't contradict anyone


    Say your piece = to say what you really think about something


    Say when = used for telling someone to tell you when you have given them enough of something, especially food or drink


    That is to say = used for explaining something that you have just said in a more exact way


    There's no knowing/telling/saying = it is not possible to know what will happen


    To say the least = used for saying that you could have expressed something in a much stronger way


    You can say that again = used for expressing strong agreement with what someone has said


    What do/would you say (to something/doing something) = would you like something/to do something?


    What/whatever somebody says, goes = a particular person must be obeyed


    When all is said and done = when you consider the whole of a situation, and not just one aspect of it


    Who can say = used for saying that no one knows the answer to a particular question or knows what will happen in the future


    You don't say! = used to express surprise


    Say cheese! = used to ask somebody to smile before you take their photograph


     I must say that I am happy!





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    1. OK, I'm going to take a photo of you. !

    2. Mary, your sister has been gone all day. When is she coming back? -I don't know, mum. .

    3. Today is Friday. Let's meet in two days, , on Sunday.

    4. I've been looking for a job for the last six months, but in this poor economy, that's .

    5. Here, let me pour you a glass of milk. !

    6. I don't really want to do my chores. But Dad said I had to do them and .

    7. He was very upset and wanted to complain about it. He walked in, , and then he left.

    8. Well, , that is the funniest thing I've ever heard!

    9. -Watch out! We almost had a car accident! We were lucky. - !

    10. I am very upset because you have broken all of my dishes! ?

    11. If you need me to drive you to hospital, . I would be more than happy to do so.

    12. , it will not matter what they think. Only you can make a decision to make a change.

    13. This is the best chocolate cake that I've ever tasted, !

    14. It is supposed to snow tomorrow. But , I'm sure it will be sunny instead since the meteorologists are always wrong.

    15. . In the end, you know you did nothing wrong.









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