One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Used to offer a suggestion or opinion.‘I say we go back down together’
- ‘I say we made some real blunders.’
- ‘I say we begin with what we know are the positive purposes of the day.’
- ‘Some of you sales folks out there will probably swear up and down that this works, but I say it doesn't.’
- ‘I say we split up and somebody stays here with the sick one and somebody comes with me to the bank.’
- ‘I say it doesn't matter what type of voting apparatus is used here or in any other state.’
- ‘I say it's nothing more than desperate attempts for votes this election year season.’
- ‘I say she is being silly and is only complaining because she did not really want to come to Bath in the first place.’
2British dated Used to express surprise or to draw attention to a remark.‘I say, that's a bit much!’
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