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dizer vtsay, tell vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  saying nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
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go vi informal (say)dizer vt
 Boys will be boys, as the saying goes.
have
have it
have it that
vtr
(declare, assert)dizer vt
 Legend has it that the lakes are the footprints of a giant.
name
name [sth]
vtr
(specify)  (especificar)dizer vt
 Just name your price, and I'll pay it.
tell vtr (say, say to)dizer vt
 What did you tell him?
 O que você disse a ele?
tell vi (say to)dizer v int
 I asked her, but she would not tell.
say vtr (speak)dizer vt
 My friend said "hello".
 Meu amigo disse "alô".
say vtr (give an opinion)  (dar opinião)dizer vt
 I say it's a bad idea.
 Eu digo que é uma má idéia.
say vtr (recite)recitar, repetir vt
  dizer vt
 Jimmy can say his ABCs.
say vtr (affirm)  (afirmar)dizer vt
 She is said to be the best painter of her generation.
 Dizem que ela é a melhor pintora da geração dela.
say vi (speak)dizer v int
 It's quite impressive, as you say.
say vtr (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.
call vtr (forecast)  (previsão do tempo)prever, dizer vt
 The forecast calls for clear skies and warm temperatures.
 A previsão do tempo diz que o céu estará limpo e fará calor.
mean vtr (signify)significar vt
  querer dizer loc vt
 A green light means "go".
 A luz verde significa "siga".
 A luz verde quer dizer "siga".
mean vi (signify)querer dizer loc vt
  significar vt
 Whatever you mean by those words, I still like you.
tell vtr (communicate)  (comunicar)contar, dizer, revelar vt
 I need you to tell me what you are feeling.
tell vtr (utter)  (articular)dizer, pronunciar vt
 He told her the three words she'd been longing to hear.
tell vtr (command, order)  (dar ordem)dizer, ordenar vt
 He told her to clean her room.
tell vtr (distinguish)  (perceber diferença entre)dizer, distinguir, diferenciar vt
 Can you tell the difference between these two colours?
tell vtr (identify)  (distinguir a identidade)dizer, identificar vt
 Can you tell me who it is?
tell vtr (realize)  (dar-se conta)dizer, perceber vt
 It's hard to tell who it is in this light.
tell vtr (assure)dizer, assegurar, afirmar vt
 I have done all the work, I tell you.
tell vtr (explain)dizer, explicar, esclarecer vt
 Tell me exactly how you came to this conclusion.
tell vi (give evidence of)  (dar a conhecer)dizer, relatar, declarar v int
 The judge asked him to explain what had happened, but he would not tell.
tell vi (disclose)  (dar conhecimento de)dizer, revelar, desvelar vt
 I interrogated him, but he would not tell.
put vtr (translate, re-state)  (traduzir)dizer, pôr vt
 Can you put that in plain English for me? I don't understand your technical words.
put vtr (state)dizer, expressar vt
 When I tell her, I'll put it in a way that won't upset her.
say vtr (suppose)dizer, supor vt
 Let's say that he's right.
say vtr (prayer)  (uma oração)dizer, rezar vt
 The children said a prayer for their parents.
means v pres (mean)  (presente do verbo querer na locução querer dizer)querer dizer loc vt
 He means that he wants to go to the movies tonight.
 Ele quer dizer que quer ir ao cinema esta noite.
shoot vi slang (speak)  (emitir opinião)falar, dizer v int
 I want to hear your opinion. When you're ready, shoot.
imply vi (insinuate)insinuar v int
  sugerir, dizer vt
 I do not wish to imply that you are stupid.
 Não quero insinuar que tu és estúpido.
 Não quero sugerir (or: dizer) que tu és estúpido.
holler vtr (shout, call out)bradar, clamar vt
  dizer aos gritos loc vt
i.e. adv abbr (that is)  (Latim: id est)ou seja, isto é, quer dizer loc conj
daresay vtr used only in 1st pers sing, simple pres (think probable)ousar dizer loc vt
  atrever-se a dizer loc vt
as it were adv idiom (so to speak)de certo modo, por assim dizer loc adv
have a go at vtr slang (attack verbally)  (atacar verbalmente)insultar vt
   (informal)dizer umas boas loc vt
let alone vtr (without mentioning)sem falar em, para não dizer loc vt
 I can't even fit into the medium size, let alone the small size.
level with [sb] vtr (be honest with)  (alguém)ser honesto com, dizer a verdade a loc vt
mean to suggest vtr (imply)  (implicar, insinuar)querer dizer loc vt
 Did you mean to suggest that you didn't like my shirt?
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!
utter vtr (say)dizer, pronunciar vt
call a spade a spade dizer a verdade doa a quem doer
  dar nome aos bois
  falar com sinceridade
drone on dizer com voz monótona
easier said than done é mais fácil dizer do que fazer
go without saying nem é preciso dizer
  é óbvio
have a lot to say about ter muito o que dizer sobre
have little to say ter pouco a dizer
jabber on falar besteira
  dizer algo sem sentido
lay it on the line dizer toda a verdade
let alone sem falar em
  para não dizer
make your point explicar-se
  dizer a que veio
nothing to say about nada a dizer
opt out dizer não
that goes without saying está subentendido
  não tem nem que dizer
to say para dizer
  suponhamos
venture to say ousar dizer
way of putting it maneira de dizer, de referir-se a
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