Say Sentence Examples
I like the way you say thank you.
I won't say anything to anyone.
It hurts him when you say... things.
And why did you say that?
Whatever did I say to make you think that?Advertisement
How can you say that?
He had probably been hurting during the ride, but refused to say anything.
Now I must say good-bye.
You know, I won't be offended if you just say no.
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He said he would be gone for two days, but didn't say why he was going.
I won't say anything to Alex about it.
Whatever was bothering him, he needed to say something or stop sulking.
Tushin did not say that there were no covering troops, though that was perfectly true.
This will be extremely useful, because the game, as they say, has just changed completely.Advertisement
They didn't say anything he didn't already know.
It was very exciting; but I must say I did not enjoy it very much.
I'm going to take Destiny and Jonathan down to say good-bye.
Yancey was an attentive date, always knowing exactly what to say and do.
Come on, I think you've seen enough to convince yourself that I have a valid point when I say it's dangerous to wander in the woods.Advertisement
Now I must say, good-bye.
Mom used to say that children and dogs weren't fooled by people.
No, but she did say he visited you.
It was a foolish thing to say, given the circumstances, but she was up to her eyeballs with this lingering bad mood.
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What did Martha say?
He probably wanted to say good-bye privately.
It was hard to say.
But then, he didn't actually say he told her.
When you say, 'most like me,' what do you mean?
But let's say only 10 percent of industries will experience this thousandfold increase in productivity.
So say the third class of historians who regard all historical persons, from monarchs to journalists, as the expression of their age.
He leaned forward, as if to say something in her ear.
I'm sorry; what did you say his name was?
Say you never saw him...
I love it when you say that.
Why would she say that?
He didn't say he'd ask to touch her.
Give us a few days to learn what sort of laws you will make for us, and then we will say whether we can submit to them or not.
Nor did he say anything when she exchanged the guitar for a violin and paid for lessons.
I'll stay away from him if you do what I say.
You didn't say anything wrong.
I'm surprised to say the weather was better.
She sensed nothing she could say would placate him.
It's a little sordid and not undeserved, but I must say, it's plausible.
While I can't say for certain he'd been drinking—the autopsy hasn't been performed yet—I know from past experience that many of our teenagers drink regularly.
You weren't at the scene when I arrived—I can say that much—but I can't say you didn't double back.
Fitzgerald will prove we're seeing each other and anything you say is a lie to protect your lover.
Did he actually say he thinks you caused Billy's death?
I'd transfer out of this place if I didn't have to say why I was in such a hurry to leave.
Before she could say a word, Lydia too stood up and looked down on Cynthia, who was ten inches shorter.
I can't say I like Lydia very much but I'd hate to see him hurt her.
He's a mighty nasty fellow and if he was as mad as you say, I wouldn't put it past him to hurt her.
Say the poor decide they cannot compete with a modern farm, so they move to the city and get a job at a factory.
I do not say this to advance any political doctrine.
In the United States, de Tocqueville's voluntary associations still do the job and anyone willing to make her way to a church or food pantry and say she is hungry will not leave empty handed.
Did she say where?
What can I say to him without lying?
Julie says I should just lie and say I don't know him and have no idea who he is.
We waved but he never stopped to say good bye.
That's all I can say; if you can't buy it, it's a waste of my time to try and sell it.
I felt a need to respond but wasn't sure what to say.
I'd talk to the guy if I thought it would accomplish something but he'll just say he didn't do it and it would be a waste of a phone call.
I can't say the same for Whiskers and Harry and a lot of you others.
She was missing for several weeks and they did everything possible to get me to say I took her though I was innocent.
Did he say where he kept his victims?
The Luke part would fit but I just can't say.
Eleven women jumped over their TVs to either adopt her or say they're mommy.
They say he stabbed her, in the throat.
It's far easier to calmly pen the words I said than it was to say them.
At the expense of sounding immodest, I must say I am one of those who can attain this state.
Now, I'm sure you see the necessity of doing exactly what I say.
She stared at him, not sure what to say or think about finding a man chained to her basement wall.
Did he say anything to you?
He wouldn't say much else, other than she cannot be fixed with the magic of Hell, Wynn explained.
She didn't say just in case of what.
You might say that.
Let's say the mine was closed up for years and only recently broken into.
There was a hurried "I love you," not an easy thing for her to say, then a dial tone.
Then she asked, Why do you say the bones are forty years old?
There's so many, it's hard to say!
I don't even like to say it because I don't have an ounce of evidence, but at the debate Fitzgerald said liquor had been found in Billy's vehicle.
I'm surprised Ed's newspaper ad didn't say, 'Dead or Alive!'
It seemed to say "why bother with a newcomer when you can just continue with good ol' Fitz?"
Dean wanted to say the obvious—that the location was her suggestion—but held back.
He was nice enough to say I didn't belong locked up but this was Fitzgerald's jurisdiction and he couldn't do nothing about it.
I had made up my mind to just leave after I came here tonight and not say anything, but you've both been so nice, I shouldn't be so selfish.
Dean wasn't sure what to say.
Why didn't he say something?
It never did say if they found his body.
You want my help then do what I say.
She hesitated, as if waiting for him to say more.
She had to say something to keep him from leaving her, but she was too stunned.
Therefore let us be exceedingly careful what we say and write about her.
She would say, when speaking of the growth of a plant, "Mother Nature sends the sunshine and the rain to make the trees and the grass and the flowers grow."
It matters not what the clocks say or the attitudes and labors of men.
He tried to say, "That's capital; of course she'll forget her childish promises and accept the offer," but before he had time to say it Natasha began again.
More nervous, I'd say.
Give me a call when you have some answers, I said and hung up before he could say more.
Don't say that! his wife countered.
It's the truth only no one will come out and say it.
I don't suppose you'd go if you say your wife can't.
She wrote about some stuff she heard him say in his sleep; stuff about bad guys who stole kids.
Martha, I just don't know what to say.
I'd say you have few choices; get protection, get a gun or head for the hills.
I can't say for certain, but I feel eyes on me.
Don't dare to say it was her fault.
My wife proceeded to say how sorry we were about his mother's death.
Half the services I've been to, the presiding reverend never met the deceased and still managed to say something nice.
Before I could say more, I heard the telltale noise of breaking glass from the far side of the house!
I wanted to say the entire French Foreign hiding in the other room but before I could speak, we both could barely hear a voice.
As Jackson moved away, I heard him say to another officer, "Put a guard on him until we find out what happened."
I tried to say more but she put her finger to my lips as she wiped her face.
I didn't manage to say much before I heard the sound of breaking glass.
That's possible but I can't wait to hear what your buddy Howie has to say about it.
Your pal Brennan suggested I play your game and say it was a tip we received at After.
I heard Quinn say yesterday that flight to Santa Barbara was full so maybe he drove all the way into Los Angeles to pick them up.
You didn't say half dozen words.
I don't know why she asked me; it didn't appear as if I had a say in the matter.
She couldn't bear the thought of him returning to the troubled teen he'd been and tried to think of something to say to straddle the line between mothering him and letting him be his own person.
Why do you say that?
Bianca waited for Darian to say something more insightful, but nothing came.
Say anything to anyone else, and you'll spend eternity in the greatest agony I can create.
If she didn't know better, she'd say whatever the poison was, it felt like what lingered in Jonny's body.
I just wanted to say hi before you left.
What does that say?
Dusty didn't say what they both knew, that Darian's attempt to save the world broke something they didn't know how to fix.
Say your piece and get out of here, Jule replied.
She made a show of resting her coat across the table, as if to say she wasn't leaving, and crossed to the small hall that contained the restrooms.
She didn't know what to say to her father after last night.
You heard him say it in the alley, he said.
Sofia couldn't help but say, "You'll both have women, and Dustin, when you're in trouble, she'll call me."
My real name is too hard for you to say.
What exactly did he say?
We can spend eternity together and you never say the words.
I will never say those words!
Fred's quick enough to hear what I have to say, but tight-lipped as a smart fish about anything he knows.
She turned abruptly and asked, fire in her eyes, "What did you say to him about Billy's death?"
Why in hell did you say that?
There's only a crime if I say there is.
The overload of emotions, the inability to read Gabriel's mind to find out what he thought, so she knew what to say or do.
I wouldn't say never.
Zamon didn't say why he thought this would work, and I didn't ask.
But" Andre paused, debating silently "I'd say you need to determine how much you are willing to trust her."
She waited for him to say something about all that Andre had pried out of her.
Would you say the same about your underworld?
Gabriel didn't know what to say for a long minute.
Gabriel wanted to say something to her, to apologize, to rationalize what happened … He felt like he was on the verge of snapping, unable to settle the turmoil of his emotions.
Gabriel didn't say what he thought, that she might've been better off in the Lake of Souls than with Darkyn.
Gabriel didn't know what to say.
Deidre didn't know what to say to comfort her.
Deidre waited for her to say more.
I don't know what else to say, Gabriel.
Deidre didn't know what to say, overwhelmed by him and her emotions.
Don't think anyone else here can say that.
Even so, he managed to communicate better than the average person, and when he did say something, it was generally well thought out.
Someone needs to have the final say or some decisions could go on and on.
Of course, that was easy to say when she had everything she needed now.
By mutual agreement, Alex had final say in decisions, but they were supposed to discuss it first.
Did I ever say thank you?
I simply didn't say anything.
I can't say if I knew the deceased but the Wanaka and all the mines send us so many of their workers I may have.
What are we supposed to say to some strange man when he comes down for his morning meal?
They say ice climbing is a dangerous sport, so remember you all, be careful out there, you hear?
He didn't say which.
Prisoner, what have you to say for yourself?
And say the net cost to society of having a gallon of polluted water dumped into the river—the cleanup cost, or the economic impact of the gallon of dirty water—is $10.
Say the second country requires the business to do none of those things.
Say the world has ten thousand burger flippers.
How many people do you know who say their job stretches them to their maximum potential?
And when I say robots, I don't mean androids, which are people-shaped machines doing the work of people.
But wait (as they say on late-night TV commercials), there's more!
If I had to put a number on it, I would say ten thousandfold.
Let's say you paid $30 for it and you love it.
They would say, If government is obligated to protect its citizens from a foreign invader, then it is obligated to protect them from a criminal.
Didn't Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence, believe the Constitution should be rewritten every twenty years so that no one was governed by a document they had no say in creating?
Why do I say this ultimately bankrupts nations?
So let's say your parents bought Coca Cola stock their entire life, left it all to you, and you are able to live off the dividend payments of the stock.
Those who argue they should not say there is no way for poor countries to compete with mechanized Western farming and the extremely high yields it produces.
Others say poor nations need to develop free markets in agriculture and strongly discourage government intervention.
Going back and forth between these strategies is problematic, to say the least.
So let's say the large corn farms all have a great year and a bountiful crop comes forth.
I say we can improve things not by 20 or so percent, but by twenty times or more.
Why do I say this?
What would we say to Borlaug if we met him in a cornfield and ended up discussing the world's problems over a beer somewhere?
Before his death, Pol Pot conceded that his regime certainly killed people, but ''to say that millions died is too much.''
I thought then that I was "making up a story," as children say, and I eagerly sat down to write it before the ideas should slip from me.
I have read that the English and Americans are cousins; but I am sure it would be much truer to say that we are brothers and sisters.
I am very sorry to say that Tommy has not learned any words yet.
I used to say I did not like arithmetic very well, but now I have changed my mind.
But Johnson, and "The Plague" and everything else must wait a few minutes this afternoon, while I say, thank you, my dear Mrs. Hutton....
She has never been taught; but they say she can sew and likes to help others in this sort of work.
I ought to apologize to the reader and to Miss Keller for presuming to say what her subject matter is worth, but one more explanation is necessary.
The finer traits of Miss Keller's character are so well known that one needs not say much about them.
How perfectly absurd to say that Helen is 'already talking fluently!'
I had a lot to say, and couldn't stop to think how to express things neatly.
If I say, "Where is baby's other ear?" she points it out correctly.
If I hand her a flower, and say, "Give it to mamma," she takes it to her mother.
But when I spell into her hand, "Give me some bread," she hands me the bread, or if I say, "Get your hat and we will go to walk," she obeys instantly.
And right here I want to say something which is for your ears alone.
It's easy enough, however, to say Helen is wonderful, because she really is.
How ridiculous it is to say I had drunk so copiously of the noble spirit of Dr. Howe that I was fired with the desire to rescue from darkness and obscurity the little Alabamian!
Teacher will say, We are silly.
True, single words do suggest and express ideas; the child may say simply "mamma" when he means "Where is mamma?" but he learns the expression of the ideas that relate to mamma--he learns language--by hearing complete sentences.
It is hard to say whether or not Miss Keller's speech is easy to understand.
How do the blind girls know what to say with their mouths?
But she interrupted me to say she was very sure she could feel my mouth very well.
I can only say in reply, "This is due to habitual imitation and practice! practice! practice!"
Other people say they have no success in making Miss Keller "hear" them.
Nor is there any man so independent on his farm that he can say them nay.
Religion, and religion alone, can--I will not say comfort us--but save us from despair.
The nobility don't gwudge theah lives--evewy one of us will go and bwing in more wecwuits, and the sov'weign" (that was the way he referred to the Emperor) "need only say the word and we'll all die fo' him!" added the orator with animation.
That's easy for you to say.
What did you want me to say?
Both were watching her as if she had something earth-shattering to say.
It was a strange thing for a man to say.
Carmen shrugged, not knowing what to say.
He had final say.
Well, I haven't seen her, but... what does the doctor say?
His movements were deliberate as he walked toward her - as if he were measuring every word he was about to say.
Why, she couldn't say.
What else was there to say?
No, I'm not bored and I don't have anything special to say.
He didn't like a police officer there – or her leaving with him, but what could he say?
That's what I say.
For a moment she wanted to retract the part about being entertainment, but when he spoke she realized it might have been exactly what she needed to say.
It was a foolish thing to say.
What could she say?
Why didn't you say something before you left?
So what do you say, yes or no?
Nothing she could say would make any difference anyway.
I didn't say you shouldn't go.
Now let's go in and say good-by.
The only thing he had to say to me was that I should get you or Julia to pick me up.
They all attended the funeral on Wednesday, and Brandon had little to say to any of them.
Julia and Rachel were out shopping, and she stood in his doorway, not sure what to say.
I didn't say that.
Nothing she had ever experienced in her life was more painful than that moment, knowing his pain and not being able to say a thing to help.
Maybe it wasn't necessary to say anything.
Julia rarely had much to say about anything lately.
And didn't wedding vows say something about forsaking all others?
It was no surprise that Julia thought so, but it hurt to have Rachel say so.
They could hardly say she hadn't tried.
What would she say?
What would he say?
Are you trying to say that you're not happy with your success?
I'm trying to say that it's all right to switch boats if that's what you really want.
In no place does it say a woman shouldn't wear pants.
She stared into her cup, not wanting to say anything that would add fuel to the torch she suspected he was carrying for her.
What was going on behind those fantastic eyes, she couldn't say, but Pete's jaw must have dropped a mile.
I guess I should say thanks.
Men say they love me.
They say it wasn't my fault - but they don't want to marry me.
Maybe he was hoping she would say no.
What would his Aunt and Uncle say?
She tried not to think of Bordeaux, instead focusing her attention on the twins and what she was going to say to her father.
I thought maybe you were giving me the chance to say no - giving me a chance to save my pride.
Why didn't you just say so in the first place?
Aunt Clara and Uncle George couldn't find enough good things to say about you.
But aren't you a little concerned about what people will say?
The ranchers around here say they can always count on him to help when they're in a bind.
If you don't want me to feed it, all you have to do is say so.
Why didn't you say you were tired?
It's hard to say.
There again, it's hard to say whether they die from natural causes or attacks by predators.
You say he's not interested in you.
Maybe hearing Mary say it so often had burned it into his brain.
But then, he didn't say her taste was stylish - he said it had style.
That was a mean thing to say.
Cade knew how to be a friend, even if he didn't know what to say.
Why didn't he simply say he wanted to go see Mary?
Was he going to say something about the fact that she wandered too far from the house?
What more could I say?
What did Russ say?
What would Cade say?
I wanted you to say something - anything.
Don't say it, 'cause I got her.
You say he's physically okay.
I reluctantly descended the stairs, smiling but unsure what to say.
Let's say it landed right in front of you when you were cold sober.
They say those trips are super vivid.
Howie started to say something but changed his mind, interested to hear everyone's opinion.
As fascinating as that would be, I have to say no.
I guess you could say that.
Say your prayers angels, here comes the boogie man down the road!
I wouldn't know what to say.
My wife started to say something but Quinn just smiled.
I don't know what to say, Howie.
Say we saw it happen but we want to remain anonymous.
While Howie, between his brain damage, operations and lengthy coma created a rare combination of mental soup, could we say with any certainty that his ability was absolutely unique to him?
Let's say I'm passing on information but I'm close enough to vouch for its accuracy.
I thought about it, not to chase you down, but so I wouldn't forget anything you might say.
Agreed. If those tips can continue, I'll do anything you say.
You can honestly say they are anonymous.
We need a tip line that will guarantee what we say is taken seriously and acted upon with haste.
I knew what I was about to say was far more than I wanted to offer.
Just listen to what he has to say.
Say you're a world class swimmer and spot a drowning man.
I'd say it's time to speak our minds.
I may be dead wrong, but I for one say, go for it.
We spent the balance of our time formulating what I should say to Merrill Cooms and pouring over Internet maps.
They say he managed nearly twenty kills before they caught him.
They say fifty thousand people have hit their web site!
You can expand on it if you want to; say get a driver's license in another state, or establish an address.
What I have to say isn't as bad as a week ago.
I'm writing this book and you're an important part of what I have to say.
But you didn't say much on the radio program.
The episode proved how easy it was to say the wrong thing at the wrong time.
Now we can say we climbed a mountain!
The few people I've met who knew me back then say I'm a different person.
I slapped him on the back, a sort-of congratulation, but didn't say a word.
I can't say for sure because I'm on the outside, trying to look in and trying not to get caught, but they've pulled the curtain closed on me.
I dear say I'm amply protected.
Betsy looked about to say something, but turned and led the others to the conference room.
No, he was quick to say, it didn't come from any "psychic foolishness" which he didn't believe existed.
I didn't know what to say.
I just can't say.
I'd rather not say but I have some important information for you and I need a favor.
I put my arms around her but I didn't know what to say.
Julie waited for me to say something.
Don't say that, Ben!
Do you want me to say it, Ben?
Say I love Howie Abbott?
I started to say but she cut me off.
There was nothing more to say.
I didn't want to come right out and say Betsy was frightened to stay alone so I just shrugged.
She was almost ready to say whatever he wanted to get rid of him.
You will do as I say.
If nothing else, keep an eye on your brothers, I'd say.
I didn't say you were – and I didn't say what I was doing with that man, either.
And what did you say?
I don't know what to say any more.
I'd like to say I learned something about jealousy and trust, but sometimes I feel so...
I can't say what was on his mind any more than you can.
Remember, being unconscious doesn't mean he can't hear what you say.
It was a strange thing to say, especially coming from someone who insisted she was no longer interested in him.
It was hard to say whether she would visit Alex, or whether he would even know who she was.
Don't ever say you're a burden again.
Maybe she shouldn't say anything more about his father.
He always knew what to say to make people feel better – only now he couldn't talk, and even if he could, he might not be capable of the flowery words.
So, what did you say to each other?
Great. Now how do you say go wash up for supper?
It was embarrassing enough to simply think of the things to tell him, let alone say it to him.
Alex always seemed to know the right thing to say in any moment, and his silence often felt awkward.
I didn't say that!
Katie would probably say it was the way he took control, but in actuality, it was the confidence he exuded.