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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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