Фразеологизмы со словом say
say a mouthful
To say something of great importance or meaning; say more by a sentence than the words usually mean. Usually in past tense.
Tom said a mouthful when he guessed that company was coming to visit. A dozen people came.
To vent one's honest opinion, even in anger.
He sure said a mouthful when he told his boss what was wrong with our business.
say one's piece
speak one's piece
To say openly what you think; say, especially in public, what you usually say or are expected to say.
John told the boss that he thought he was wrong and the boss got angry. He said, "You've said your little piece, so go on home."
Every politician got up and said his piece about how good the mayor was and then sat down.
say the word
To say or show that you want something or agree to something; show a wish, willingness, or readiness; give a sign; say yes; say so.
Just say the word and I will lend you the money.
I will do anything you want; just say the word.
If you get tired of those pictures, say the word.
To say that you surrender; admit that you have lost; admit a defeat; give up.
Bob fought for five minutes, but he had to say uncle.
The bully twisted Jerry's arm and said, "Cry uncle."
The other team was beating us, but we wouldn't say uncle.
Approval; permission; word.
Father got angry because I took his new car out without his say-so.
I don't believe or accept that. An expression of rebuff often used to make fun of someone or oppose him.
"I am the strongest boy on the block." "Says you."
"That brook is full of trout." "Says who? I never saw anybody catch trout there."
"You can't take Mary to the party - she's my girl." "Says who?"
strange to say
Not what you might think; surprisingly. Used for emphasis.
Strange to say, Jerry doesn't like candy.
Strange to say, the Indians didn't kill Daniel Boone.
that is to say
I mean; that means; in other words.
John is a New Yorker; that is, he lives in New York.
Susan is a good student; that is to say, she gets good grades in school.