say

Listen:
 /seɪ/


Para o verbo: "to say"

Pretérito Passado said
Particípio passado: said

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Traduções principais
InglêsPortuguês
say vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (speak)dizer vt
 My friend said "hello".
 Meu amigo disse "alô".
say vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (give an opinion) (dar opinião)dizer vt
 I say it's a bad idea.
 Eu digo que é uma má idéia.
say vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (order) (ordenar)dizer vt
  mandar vt
 Dad says to come and eat dinner right now.
 Papai disse que é para entrar e comer o jantar agora mesmo.
 
Traduções complementares
InglêsPortuguês
say advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (for example)por exemplo loc conj
  por assim dizer loc conj
 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) (aproximadamente)aproximadamente adv
 There must have been, say, 200 people there.
say interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (to gain attention) (para chamar atenção)escuta, olha, diz interj
 Say, do you know where I can find a good restaurant?
say nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (turn to speak)palavra sf
  fala sf
 When Richard had his say, he explained his side of the story.
say nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (authority)autoridade sf
  (figurado)palavra sf
 The parents decided it was bedtime, and the children had no say in the matter.
say vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (recite)recitar, repetir vt
  dizer vt
 Jimmy can say his ABCs.
say [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (suppose) (supor)dizer vt
 Let's say that he's right.
say [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (affirm)dizer vt
  afirmar vt
 She is said to be the best painter of her generation.
 Dizem que ela é a melhor pintora da geração dela.
say vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (indicate)indicar, mostrar vt
 The thermometer says that it's seventy degrees.
say [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (recite: a prayer) (uma oração)dizer, rezar vt
  (religioso)entoar vt
 The children said a prayer for their parents.
say vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (mass) (missa)celebrar vt
 The priest said the Mass on Sunday.
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Formas compostas:
InglêsPortuguês
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 that suggests [sth])como se dissesse, como se para dizer loc adv
 He nodded at her as if to say goodbye.
as they say advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (as is commonly said)como dizem loc adv
  como se diz loc adv
 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)como você disse loc adv
 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) (difícil de determinar)difícil de dizer, difícil saber expres
 It's hard to say who will win this year's World Cup.
have a lot to say about v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (openly share one's opinions on)ter muita coisa a dizer sobre expres v
  (formal)ter muito a dizer sobre expres v
 As a working mother she has a lot to say about childcare facilities and unpaid, unscheduled overtime.
have little to say v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (speak little)ter pouco a dizer expres v
 His teacher had little to say about the incident.
mean what you say v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (speak sincerely)falar sério expres
 Does he mean what he says, or is he just making an empty promise?
needless to say advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (of course, obviously) (evidentemente)desnecessário dizer
 Needless to say, I won't go there again.
not say a word v (remain silent) (ficar silencioso)não dizer uma palavra
 Be quiet and don't say a word, or they will discover where we are hiding.
not say a word v (not divulge [sth](não divulgar)não dizer uma palavra
 Don't say a word: it's our secret!
nothing to say about [sth] 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)nada a dizer sobre algo
 When the reporter asked about his alleged affair, he answered "I have nothing to say about that."
safe to say [sth],
safe to say that
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
informal (true or likely to become true)pode-se dizer expres
 It's safe to say that most children love pizza.
say a few words v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (make a short speech) (figurado)dizer algumas palavras expres v
 I was asked to say a few words at my Grandpa's funeral.
 Pediram-me para dizer algumas palavras no funeral do meu avô.
say farewell v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (say goodbye to [sb])despedir-se vp
  dizer adeus expres v
 You should say farewell to him before he leaves.
say farewell v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (accept loss of [sth](aceitar a perda de algo)despedir-se de expres v
  (figurativo)dizer adeus expres v
say good-bye,
say goodbye
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(bid farewell)despedir-se vp
  dizer adeus expres v
  (informal)dar tchau expres v
 The time has come for us to say goodbye.
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](parar de esperar por algo)desistir de expres v
  (figurativo)dizer adeus expres v
  desistir vt
 You can say goodbye to all hopes of promotion.
say goodbye,
say goodbye to [sb]
viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
(bid [sb] farewell)despedir-se vp
  dizer adeus expres
  (informal)dar tchau expres
 Say goodbye to your cousin for me!
say goodbye to [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (no longer have [sth](figurativo)dizer adeus expres
say grace v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (say prayer before meal)rezar, orar vt
  agradecer vt
  dar graças expres v
say hello v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (greet [sb])cumprimentar vt
  dizer olá expres
  dizer oi expres
 I say hello to my neighbors every time I see them.
say no v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (refuse or deny [sth])dizer não vt + adv
  recusar vt
 The offer is very tempting but I'm afraid I have to say no.
say no to [sth/sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (refuse)dizer não a expres v
  recusar vt
 I'm going to have to say no to another piece of cake.
say nothing v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (remain silent)não dizer nada expres v
  silenciar-se vp
  ficar em silêncio expres v
 A defendant has the right to say nothing in a court of law.
say nothing of [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (not mention)não dizer nada sobre expres v
 She said nothing of her upcoming surgery for fear her family would worry. You don't need to thank me - say nothing of it!
say [sth] out loud v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (utter in an audible voice)dizer em voz alta expres v
say to yourself [sth],
say [sth] to yourself
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(think) (pensar)dizer para si mesmo expres v
  (informal)falar com seus botões expres v
 I said to myself, “No, that can't be right – I'd better start again from the beginning.”
Say what! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (expressing astonishment or outrage) (expressão: surpresa, ultraje)como é que é?, como é? interj
  o quê? interj
say yes v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (consent, agree)aceitar vt
  dizer sim para expres v
  consentir vt
  concordar vt
say yes to [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (consent to [sth])consentir vt
  dizer sim expres v
say yes to [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (give [sb] consent)consentir vt
say yes v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (accept an invitation)aceitar vt
  dizer sim expres
 I didn't really want to go but I said yes just to keep her happy.
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 [sb]'s invitation)aceitar vt
  dizer sim expres v
say yes v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (confirm [sth])confirmar vt
  dizer sim expres v
say-so nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal ([sb]'s personal statement giving approval)permissão sf
  aprovação sf
strange to say advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (surprisingly) (informal: surpreendente)parece mentira expres
  por mais estranho que pareça expres
 Strange to say, I've never set foot inside a church until today.
suffice it to say v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." formal (I will just say)basta dizer que expres
 Suffice it to say, I don't like him.
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) (em outras palavras)ou seja, isto é, isto quer dizer que expres
 I'm sorry. That is to say, I won't do it again.
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) (no mínimo)pra dizer o mínimo loc adv
 He was a bit taken aback, to say the least. Her comment was highly inappropriate, to say the least.
venture to say [sth],
venture to say that
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(daresay, be so bold as to say)arriscar dizer algo, ousar dizer que vt
 I would venture to say that most people are living with the discontentment of envious feelings.
You can say that again! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" slang (yes: emphatically) (informal: concordar enfaticamente)é isso aí interj
  (informal, gíria: concordar enfaticamente)pode crer interj
 “This new gadget's just brilliant.” “You can say that again!”
You don't say! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal, figurative (expressing disbelief) (expressando incredulidade ou sarcasmo)Não me diga! interj
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Collocations: say [hello, goodbye, yes, no], [have, get] the [last, final, decisive] say, let's leave, say, [around 2:00, in 5 minutes], more...

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