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Turkish translation of “say”

say

verb [T]
 
 
/seɪ/ (says, past tense and past participle said)
WORDS A1 to speak words
söylemek, demek
"I'd like to go home," she said. I couldn't hear what they were saying. How do you say this word?Saying and utteringSaying again
TELL B1 to tell someone about a fact, thought, or opinion
söylemek, belirtmek, ifade etmek
[+ question word] Did she say where she was going? [+ (that)] The jury said that he was guilty.Saying and utteringSaying again
INFORMATION B1 to give information in writing, numbers, or signs
bilgi vermek, göstermek, belirtmek
My watch says one o'clock. What do the papers say about the election?Saying and utteringSaying again
say sth to yourself to think something but not speak
düşünmek, kendi kendine demek
"I hope she likes me," he said to himself.Thinking and contemplating
SHOW to show what you think without using words
demek istemek, göstermek, söylemek, ifade etmek, açıklamak
His smile seemed to say that I was forgiven.Saying and utteringSaying again
(let's) say... used to introduce a suggestion or possible example of something
diyelim ki...
Say you were offered a better job in another city - would you take it?Suggestions and proposalsSamples and examples
You can say that again! informal used to show that you completely agree with something that someone has just said
Tamamen katılıyorum!', 'Seninle/sizinle aynı fikirdeyim!', 'Doğru söylüyorsunuz!'
"That was a very bad movie!" "You can say that again!"Accepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approval
→ See also Say cheese!, easier said than done (easy), it goes without saying
(Definition of say verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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