Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Say"

The meaning of "Say" in various phrases and sentences

Q: There I said it ne anlama geliyor?
A: You use this expression just after you say something that you feel is controversial, embarrassing, or shameful to say.

It's typically used after you finally say something that you have been wanting to say for a while, but you have been afraid to say it out loud or tell the other person because you feel it is embarrassing to admit or you are concerned about how the other person will react.

It doesn't have to be a statement that hurts another person's feelings... it could just be case where you were too embarrassed to admit something for a long time and you finally built up enough courage to say it.

Example (with hurting someone's feelings): "I think you are a gross and disgusting pig. There, I said it."

Example (without hurting someone's feelings): "Susan, there's something that I've wanted to tell you for a long time, but I've never had the courage to tell you... I love you... There, I said it."
Q: He said, she said ne anlama geliyor?
A: Yes, it can be very similar to rumour but not quite interchangeable.

He said, she said would always be a reported dialogue whereas a rumour could be about behaviour or something else.

Also, rumour implies some uncertainty of the facts. He said she said could certainly be a rumour or unreliable but not necessarily.

Q: "what say" in 760 ne anlama geliyor?
A: It is a slang greeting. Basically a shortened "what've you got to say (or tell me)?", but accurately replied to with another short greeting.
Q: "that what she said" ne anlama geliyor?
A: "That's what she said!" is something you say in response to something that could sound like something a woman would say in a sexual situation.

For example: "It's so big! It just won't fit"
And then someone would quickly reply "That's what she said!"

Q: "Who's he to say what's what?" ne anlama geliyor?
A: I think it should be "who is he to say what's what?"
and that is a question that demands to know what authority 'he' has to be giving order.

Example sentences using "Say"

Q: I'd say so as well ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: I’d say so as well that that dogs are better then cats.
Q: I'd say so as well ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: @kk77acb You can say "I'll say so", but it sounds a little more sarcastic, it's like you're saying "duh!". Or, it means you really agree with what someone says.

For example, it is obvious that it is raining really hard outside.
Person 1: Wow, it's raining really hard.
Person 2: Yeah, I'll say so!!

(I think "I'd say so" is used more often as a response to a question or a true statement. "I'll say so" is a response to something that is very obvious.)

I hope that makes sense! Honestly, they are both similar. You could use either one, it really doesn't matter too much.
Q: but rather to say like... ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: Examples:

I would like an ice cream "but" they only have vanilla.

I would "rather" have strawberry ice cream "but" they only have vanilla.

They only have vanilla ice cream "but" I'd "rather" have strawberry.

I "like" strawberry ice cream "but" they only have vanilla.

I'd "rather" have a slushy because they don't have what I "like".
Q: say and tell ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: we use the verb "to say" to express a thought, a suggestion or an opinion.
e.g. my mom always says that I have to clean my room in the morning.
"to tell" is used to say "something" to someone
e.g. my mother always tells me that I have to clean my room in the morning
Q: say when ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: You would not normally use "say when" in written English. It is more often spoken out loud while talking. Examples would be a waiter putting cheese on your food and then saying, "say when." It means tell me when it is enough or tell me when to stop. Does that make sense?

Synonyms of "Say" and their differences

Q: like when you say its good not to go there, or I chose not to go there ve and when you say its good to not go there and I chose to not go there with not after to in both sentences arasındaki fark nedir?
A: Ah okay sorry for the confusion! ^-^

The first 2 examples have the same meaning but it's sounds more natural to say "It's not good to go there" when talking to someone.

The other 2 examples, both have mean the same thing and can both be used naturally in a sentence.

when it comes to, "not" and "to" being switched is a bit tricky because sometimes it does work in a sentence and other times it doesn't, I hope I helped :D
Q: when you say "but..." ve when you say "however..." arasındaki fark nedir?
A: They can be used the same way, but the nuance is that when however is used, emphasis is directed to what follows. It is a small difference, however, I have noticed that Japanese English speakers tend to overuse 'however.' Although not incorrect, it can sometimes make them sound stiff.

I'm working late tonight but I'll still be home in time to watch the movie.
sounds better than
I'm working late tonight, however I'll still be home in time to watch the movie.
because the main information you are giving is 'working late.'

It can be done, however, it will take a lot of time.
sounds more natural in using 'however' because you are emphasizing that it will take time.

It is a very small difference, though. I don't think native speakers even think about it.
Q: It’s funny you said that ve It’s funny you SHOULD say that arasındaki fark nedir?
A: When using, "it's funny you SHOULD say that" you would typically respond with a experience or story relating to what they said, I would say that, "it's funny you said that" is another way of saying it but more of a chat with friends.

Hope that helps :)
Q: I'll say ve Tell me about it arasındaki fark nedir?
A: And they are interchangeable, no difference
Q: To say the least ve At least arasındaki fark nedir?
A: That was a disaster to say the least

At least that was not a disaster like the last time

Translations of "Say"

Q: Bunu İngilizce (Birleşik Krallık) da nasıl dersiniz? How to say earlier ?
A: You closed the question so I can’t reply down there. Do you have Instagram?
Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? Why would you say that
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? Can I say ”Cool logical”?
A: They are two adjectives in a row so it doesn't make sense because we don't know what it's describing.

How about:
cool logic
cold logic
logically cold/cool
Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? how than say this
A: Como dizer isso/ como se chama isso? Em inglês= “how do you say/ call this?”
Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? 快要假期了,可是没有什么东西使我非回去不可
(especially how to say 非...不可)
A: The holidays are nearing but I don't see the reason that I must go back home.
非。。。不可 = must or will happen. 英语好像没得直接翻译🤔

Other questions about "Say"

Q: It’s grammatically wrong to say “He looks much younger than his actual age”, isn’t it
A: It does sound a bit off. You could say "He looks younger than he actually is" or "He is older than he looks" instead
Q: Lütfen bana nasıl telaffuz edeceğimi öğret says.
Q: Some say life has no right answer
Some say life has been set up since we were born.
Which side are you?
bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: You’re mixing up tenses in the first sentence. You’d either say “some say life has no right answer” or “some said life had no right answer”.
Q: "When I say that, he seemed to catch on what I meant to say." bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: Just need to add "to" and change "say" to "said"!
"When I said that, he seemed to catch on to what I meant to say."
Q: "I don't have a say for what to have for lunch at work because I'm on the young side." bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: I would say:
"I don't have a say in what to have for lunch, because I'm on the younger side."

Saying that you're on the "young side" isn't wrong either, but "younger side" is more common in this type of sentence. It means that you are younger than many of your coworkers, but doesn't necessarily say anything about your age outside of in relation to your coworkers.

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