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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
say vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (speak)dire vtr
 My friend said "hello".
 Il mio amico ha detto "ciao".
say vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (give an opinion)dire vtr
 I say it's a bad idea.
 Io dico che è una cattiva idea.
say vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (order)dire vtr
 Dad says to come and eat dinner right now.
 Papà dice di venire subito a mangiare la cena.
 
Additional Translations
say advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (for example)fai conto, per esempio avv
 Take any number, say seven, and multiply by four.
say advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (approximately)diciamo, circa avv
 There must have been, say, 200 people there.
say interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (to gain attention)  (formale)senta, dica vtr conj
   (informale)senti vtr imper
 Say, do you know where I can find a good restaurant?
 Dica, sa dove posso trovare un buon ristorante?
say viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (speak)dire vtr
 It's quite impressive, as you say.
 È piuttosto impressionante, come dici.
say vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (recite)dire, recitare vtr
 Jimmy can say his ABCs.
 Jimmy sa dire l'alfabeto.
say vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (suppose)dire vtr
 Let's say that he's right.
 Diciamo che ha ragione lui.
say vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (affirm)dire, ritenere, affermare vtr
 She is said to be the best painter of her generation.
 Si dice che sia la migliore pittrice della sua generazione.
say vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (indicate)dire, segnare vtr
 The thermometer says that it's seventy degrees.
 Il termometro dice settanta gradi.
say vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (prayer)dire, recitare vtr
 The children said a prayer for their parents.
 I bambini hanno detto una preghiera per i loro genitori.
say vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (mass)dire, celebrare vtr
 The priest said the Mass on Sunday.
 Il prete ha detto messa domenica.
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
a lot to say about nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (much to contribute on the topic of)molto da dire su
 Wow, he has a lot to say about my sister's engagement.
as if to say advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in a way suggestive of [sth])come per dire
 He nodded at her as if to say goodbye.
as much as to say così come dire
as they say advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (according to what is commonly said)come si suol dire
 As they say, "It takes one to know one."
as you say advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (I agree that)come dici
 As you say, that spaghetti is delicious!
hard to say adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (not easy to determine)difficile a dire agg
have a lot to say about vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (openly share one's opinions on)avere molto da dire su vtr
have little to say v (speak little)avere poco da dire vtr
have your say v informal (give your opinion)dire la propria vtr
I say interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" UK, dated (well!)Lasciate che ve lo dica inter
 Well I say! That was quite a party!
I say (my opinion is as follows)io dico
 How can our company save money during this recession? I say we stop hiring and freeze salaries.
 Come possiamo risparmiare durante la crisi? Io dico: blocchiamo i salari e smettiamo di assumere.
if you say so se lo dici tu
let's say interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (supposing that, imagine)mettiamo che, mettiamo il caso che, poniamo che, ipotizziamo che, immaginiamo che
 Let's say we don't make a profit this quarter. What will we change, in order to become profitable?
mean to say voler dire
mean what you say v (speak sincerely)dire sinceramente vtr
needless to say advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (of course, obviously)non c'è bisogno di dire che
 Needless to say, I won't go there again.
never say die saying (don't give up)mai dire mai
 Come on boys, you can still win this game! Never say die!
 Dai ragazzi, potete ancora vincere. Mai dire mai!
never say die exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (never give up)mai dire mai, mai mollare, non mollare mai
never-say-die adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (attitude: tenacious)che non si arrende mai agg
not say a word v (remain silent)non dire una parola vtr
 Be quiet and don't say a word, or they will discover where we are hiding.
not say a word v (not divulge [sth])non dire una parola vtr
 Don't say a word: it's our secret!
nothing to say about preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (no information or opinion about)niente da dire su
safe to say adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (true or likely to become true)verosimile, plausibile agg
safely say v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (speak with certainty)parlare per certo
say 'no' dire "no"
say 'yes' to dire sì a
say a prayer v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (pray)dire una preghiera
say again dire di nuovo
say by way of introduction premettere vtr
say farewell v literal (say goodbye to [sb])salutare vtr
 You should say farewell to him before he leaves.
 Dovresti salutarlo prima che parta.
say farewell v figurative (accept loss of [sth])dire addio a, abbandonare vtr
  rinunciare a vi
say good-bye
say goodbye
v
literal (bid farewell)salutare vtr
 It was hard for me to say goodbye to my new friends when the trip ended.
say good-bye
say goodbye
viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
figurative (give up expectation of [sth])  (figurato: rinunciare)dire addio vtr
 You can say goodbye to all hopes of promotion.
 Puoi dire addio a tutti i tuoi sogni di promozione.
say goodbye viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (bid [sb] farewell)salutare vtr
 Say goodbye to your cousin for me!
 Saluta tuo cugino da parte mia!
say goodbye to dire addio a
say goodbye to [sb] salutare qualcuno, accomiatarsi da qualcuno
say goodbye to [sth] v figurative (no longer have [sth])  (figurato: separarsi da)dire addio a qc vtr
say grace v (recite a thanksgiving prayer before meal)dire una preghiera di ringraziamento vtr
say hello v (greet [sb])salutare vtr
 I say hello to my neighbors every time I see them.
 Saluto i miei vicini ogni volta che li vedo.
say no v (refuse or deny [sth])dire di no vi
 The offer is very tempting but I'm afraid I have to say no.
 L'offerta è molto allettante ma purtroppo devo dire di no.
say no to v (refuse)rifiutare, dire di no a, dire no a vtr
 Say no to drugs.
 DIciamo no alle droghe!
say nothing v (remain silent)non dire niente vtr
 A defendant has the right to say nothing in a court of law.
say nothing of vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (not mention)non citare, non menzionare vtr
say over pronunciarsi su
say sorry to [sb] for [sth] v (apologize to [sb] for [sth] done)scusarsi con qn v rif
say [sth] out loud v (utter [sth] in a clearly audible voice)dire qc forte e chiaro vtr
say the word dare il segnale
say to yourself vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (think)dirsi v rif
 When I am a bit sad, I say to myself that it is important to think about positive things!
 Quando sono triste, mi dico che sia importante pensare a cose buone!
Say what! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (expressing astonishment or outrage)cosa?! escl
say yes v (consent or agree to [sth])dire di sì vi
  acconsentire, asserire vtr
 As soon as you hear your name, say yes and they will understand you are present.
say yes (to [sb]) v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (accept an offer or invitation from)traduzione non disponibile
 I didn't really want to go but I said yes just to keep her happy.
say yes to v (consent to)approvare, dire di sì a, dire sì a vtr
 Voters said yes to the ballot initiative.
say your prayers comincia a pregare
say-nothing insignificante (senza contenuto)
say-nothing taciuto
say-so pronunciamento nm
say-so   (general meaning)autorizzazione
strange to say advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (surprisingly)strano a dirsi
 Strange to say, I have never set foot inside a church until today.
 Una è bionda e l'altra è mora, una è alta a l'altra è bassa, ma - strano a dirsi - sono sorelle gemelle.
that is to say advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in other words)vale a dire, in altre parole
the say il detto
they say dicono v
to say dire
to say nothing of non dire niente di
to say the least advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (at the minimum)a dir poco avv
 He was a bit taken aback, to say the least.
 Her comment was highly inappropriate, to say the least.
 Il suo commento era a dir poco fuori luogo.
venture to say vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (daresay, be so bold as to say)avere il coraggio di dire vtr
you can say that again interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" slang (yes: emphatically)certo!, certamente!, sicuro! inter
you don't say non dire
You don't say! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal, figurative (expressing disbelief)ma non mi dire! inter
you say dici v
your say dire la tua nf
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