第三人称单数：says 现在分词：saying 过去式：said
1.[i][t]说；讲；告诉to speak or tell sb sth, using words
2.[t]~ sth念；朗诵；背诵to repeat words, phrases, etc.
3.[t][i]表达，表述（见解）to express an opinion on sth
4.[t][nopass]比方说；假设to suggest or give sth as an example or a possibility
5.[t]~ sth (to sb)表明，显示，表达（思想、感情）to make thoughts, feelings, etc. clear to sb by using words, looks, movements, etc.
标示give written information
6.[t][nopass]提供信息；指示to give particular information or instructions
before you can say Jack Robinson
转瞬间；一刹那；说时迟，那时快very quickly; in a very short time
go without saying
不用说；显而易见to be very obvious or easy to predict
have something, nothing, etc. to say for yourself
有话（或没什么等）要说to be ready, unwilling, etc. to talk or give your views on sth
having said that
（用以缓和语气）虽然这么说，话虽如此used to introduce an opinion that makes what you have just said seem less strong
（明确表示肯定）当然，我敢说，没错used for emphasis to say ‘yes’
I must say
（强调所发表的意见）used to emphasize an opinion
（表示惊奇、震惊等）used to express surprise, shock, etc.
it says a lot, very little, etc. for sb/sth
说明某人（或某事物）很好（或不怎么样等）it shows a good/bad quality that sb/sth has
I wouldnt say no (to sth)
（表示想要或愿意接受某物）used to say that you would like sth or to accept sth that is offered
least said soonest mended
只要没人再说，事情就会过去a bad situation will pass or be forgotten most quickly if nothing more is said about it
the less/least said the better
少说为妙the best thing to do is say as little as possible about sth
never say die
别泄气；别气馁；不言放弃do not stop hoping
not say boo to a goose
非常胆怯；十分温和to be very shy or gentle
not to say
（引出语气更重的描述）即使不是…，虽不能说…used to introduce a stronger way of describing sth
（照相前请人微笑时）说“茄子”；笑一笑used to ask sb to smile before you take their photograph
say no (to sth)
拒绝；否定to refuse an offer, a suggestion, etc.
say no more
我早知道了；还用你说used to say that you understand exactly what sb means or is trying to say, so it is unnecessary to say anything more
say your piece
说出心里话to say exactly what you feel or think
（表示惊奇）你说什么used to express surprise at what sb has just said
（给饮料或食物时说）够了请说一声used to ask sb to tell you when you should stop pouring a drink or serving food for them because they have enough
that is to say
换句话说；也就是说in other words
thats not saying much
也没什么了不起；这说明不了什么used to say that sth is not very unusual or special
（用以缓和语气）话虽如此used to introduce an opinion that makes what you have just said seem less strong
theres no saying
说不准；很难说used to say that it is impossible to predict what might happen
theres something, not much, etc. to be said for sth/doing sth
有（或没有太多等）理由去做（或相信、同意）某事there are/are not good reasons for doing sth, believing sth or agreeing with sth
to say the least
毫不夸张地说without exaggerating at all
to say nothing of sth
更不用说…；而且还used to introduce a further fact or thing in addition to those already mentioned
说得好；完全赞同I agree completely
what do/would you say (to sth/doing sth)
你同意…吗；你看…好不好would you like sth/to do sth?
what/whatever sb says, goes
凡是…说的，都得照办；无论…说什么，都能行得通a particular person must be obeyed
whatever you say
（因不想争论而同意）由你，随你used to agree to sb's suggestion because you do not want to argue
when all is said and done
说到底；毕竟；归根到底when everything is considered
who can say (…)?
谁知道（…）used to say that nobody knows the answer to a question
who says (…)?
（表示不同意）谁说（…）used to disagree with a statement or an opinion
whos to say (…)?
（表示说不定某事会发生或本来会发生）谁说得准（…）used to say that sth might happen or might have happened in a particular way, because nobody really knows
you can say that again
让你说对了；一点没错；正是这样I agree with you completely
you cant say fairer (than that)
（出价时说）再公道不过了used to say that you think the offer you are making is reasonable or generous
you dont say!
我就知道；不会吧；不至于吧used to express surprise
you said it!
（同意对方所作而碍于礼貌自己不便作出的评价）这话可是你说的used to agree with sb when they say sth about themselves that you would not have been rude enough to say yourself