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dire

1. say
2. tell

Phrases with  disent

accompagner à ... pour dire au revoir
see off



aller sans dire
go without saying; be a matter of course; be self-evident; be obvious



cela dit
but on the other hand; but then again; but then



d'après ce qu'on dit
reputedly



dire beaucoup de bien de
speak highly of; speak very well of



dire des absurdités
prate; twattle; twaddle



dire des bêtises
talk through one's hat; talk gibberish; talk nonsense; rave; talk drivel



dire des choses sensées
talk sense



dire deux mots à
tackle



dire du mal de
drag through the mud; defame; calumniate; malign; libel; slander



dire sa façon de penser
speak one's mind



dire ses quatre vérités à quelqu'un
be frank with someone; tell someone the unvarnished truth; be plain with someone; give it to someone straight



dire son fait
be plain with someone; give it to someone straight; be frank with someone; tell someone the unvarnished truth



dire son fait à
tell off; call down; scold; dress down; roast



dire son mot
chip in; add comments



dis donc
boy



dites donc
boy



en dire long
indicate; say; speak for itself; speak volumes; show



il va sans dire que
it stands to reason that



mot à dire
participation; involvement; say



on dit que
reportedly



oser se dire
call oneself



parler pour ne rien dire
rave; talk through one's hat; blah-blah; talk nonsense; talk gibberish; drivel; talk drivel



parler pour ne rien dire sur
ramble on about



pour ainsi dire
as one might say; so to speak



pour tout dire
in brief; in short; to put it briefly



proprement dit
per se; strictly speaking; properly speaking



que veux-tu dire
what do you mean



que voulez-vous dire
what do you mean



si l'on peut dire
as one might say; so to speak



vouloir dire
drive at; mean; signify