say

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 /seɪ/


动词变化: "to say"

一般过去式: said
过去分词: said
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主要翻译
EnglishChinese
say vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (speak)说,讲,道出,说出
shuō/shuì,jiǎng,dào chū,shuō chū
 My friend said "hello".
 我朋友说了“你好”。
say vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (give an opinion) (见解)表达,表述
biǎo dá,biǎo shù
 I say it's a bad idea.
 依我说,这主意不好。
say vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (order)指示,叫,命令
zhǐ shì,jiào,mìng lìng
 Dad says to come and eat dinner right now.
 爸爸叫马上过来吃晚饭。
 
其他翻译
EnglishChinese
say advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (for example)比如,例如
,lì rú
 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)大约,大概
dà yuē ,dà gài
 There must have been, say, 200 people there.
say interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (to gain attention) (表示吸引注意力)喂,嗨
wèi,hāi
 Say, do you know where I can find a good restaurant?
say nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (turn to speak)发言权
 When Richard had his say, he explained his side of the story.
say nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (authority)决定权
 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)背诵,念
bèi sòng,
 Jimmy can say his ABCs.
say vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (suppose)假定,姑且说
jiǎ dìng,
 Let's say that he's right.
say vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (affirm)宣称,断言
xuān chēng ,duàn yán
 She is said to be the best painter of her generation.
say vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (indicate)显示,标示
xiǎn shì,biāo shì
 The thermometer says that it's seventy degrees.
say vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (prayer)念(祷告)
 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) (天主教)做(弥撒)
 The priest said the Mass on Sunday.
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复合形式:
EnglishChinese
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])好像说,好像在说
 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." (according to what is commonly said)据说
jù shuō
 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)如您所说
 As you say, that spaghetti is delicious!
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)关于…有许多话要说
guān yú … yǒu xǔ duō huà yào shuō
 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)没什么话说
méi shén me huà shuō
 His teacher had little to say about the incident.
have your say v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (give your opinion)说出自己的意见
shuō chū zì jǐ de yì jiàn
 She had her say, and she left before we could respond. Let Oscar speak, then you can have your say.
I say interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" UK, dated (well!) (英国用法,过时用语)哎呀,哟,喂
āi yā ,yō ,wèi
 I say, Jeeves! - that was a splendid party, was it not?
I say (my opinion is as follows)我说,我的意思是
 How can our company save money during this recession? I say we stop hiring and freeze salaries.
let's say interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (supposing that, imagine) (非正式用语)假设
jiǎ shè
 Let's say we don't make a profit this quarter. What can we change in order to become profitable?
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)当真,认真
dàng zhēn,rèn zhēn
 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)不用说,更不消说
bú yòng shuō ,
 Needless to say, I won't go there again.
Never say die! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" figurative (do not give up)别灰心,别气馁
bié huī xīn,bié qì něi
 Come on boys, you can still win this game! Never say die!
not say a word v (remain silent)一句话不说,保持沉默
,bǎo chí chén mò
 Be quiet and don't say a word, or they will discover where we are hiding.
not say a word v (not divulge [sth](形容能守住秘密)一字不吐,不吐一词
 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)无话可说
wú huà kě shuō
 When the reporter asked about his alleged affair, he answered "I have nothing to say about that."
say farewell v literal (say goodbye to [sb](本义)道别,说再见
 You should say farewell to him before he leaves.
say farewell v figurative (accept loss of [sth](比喻,对失去某物表示接受)道别,说再见
say good-bye,
say goodbye
v
literal (bid farewell) (本义)道别,说再见
 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](比喻,表示对某事不再有期望)道别,说再见
 You can say goodbye to all hopes of promotion.
say goodbye viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (bid [sb] farewell)道别,说再见
 Say goodbye to your cousin for me!
say hello v (greet [sb])打招呼
dǎ zhāo hū
 I say hello to my neighbors every time I see them.
say no v (refuse or deny [sth])拒绝,说不
jù jué,
 The offer is very tempting but I'm afraid I have to say no.
say no to v (refuse)拒绝…,对…说不
 I'm going to have to say no to another piece of cake.
say nothing v (remain silent)什么也不说,保持沉默
,bǎo chí chén mò
 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)更别提,不用说
gèng bié tí ,bú yòng shuō
 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 to yourself vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (think)暗暗想道
 I said to myself, “No, that can't be right – I'd better start again from the beginning.”
say yes v (consent or agree to [sth])肯定,赞成
kěn dìng,zàn chéng
 I didn't really want to go but I said yes just to keep her happy.
strange to say advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (surprisingly)说来奇怪
 Strange to say, I've never set foot inside a church until today.
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)换言之,那即是说
huàn yán zhī,nà jí shì shuō
 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)退一步说,至少
,zhì shǎo
 He was a bit taken aback, to say the least. Her comment was highly inappropriate, to say the least.
You can say that again! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" slang (yes: emphatically)我同意,你说对了
wǒ tóng yì,nǐ shuō duì le
 “This new gadget's just brilliant.” “You can say that again!”
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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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