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French-English translation for: dire
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English-French Dictionary: dire

VERB   dire | dis | avoir dit | disant
VERB   se dire | me dis | s'être dit | se disant
dire qc.
to say sth.
dire qc. [faire savoir]
to tell sth.
dire qc. à qn. [fig.]
to look familiar to sb.
dire qc. carrément
to say sth. direct and straight forward
dire qc. ironiquement
to say sth. tongue in cheek [idiom]
dire qc. officiellement
to say sth on the record
dire qc. officieusement
to say sth off the record
envoyer qn. dire qc.
to send sb. to say sth.
se dire qc.
to claim to be sth.
se dire qc. [penser]
to imagine sth.
vouloir dire qc.
to mean sth. [signify]
ouï-dire {m}
à vrai dire {adv}
truth to tell
quite frankly
in all honesty
to be honest
frankly (speaking)
to tell the truth
to tell you the truth
à vrai dire
to be honest
au dire de {prep}
according to
Autant dire que ...
It's tantamount to saying ...
You might as well say that ...
c'est-à-dire {adv}
that is <id est, i.e.>
c'est-à-dire {adv} <c.-à-d., c-à-d>
in particular
to wit [that is to say]
that is to say <i.e.> [namely, viz]
videlicet <viz> [namely, i.e, that is to say]
Ça veut dire ...
That means ...
par ouï-dire {adv}
by hearsay
pour ainsi dire {adv}
so to speak
sans mot dire {adj}
sans mot dire {adv}
without a word
without saying a word
dire adieu à qc. [loc.]
to say goodbye to sth. [idiom]
to kiss goodbye to sth. [idiom]
dire des âneries
to talk nonsense
to talk rubbish [coll.]
dire des badineries
to jest
dire des bêtises
to talk nonsense
to haver [Scot.]
to bullshit [coll.] [vulg.]
to talk bullshit [coll.] [vulg.]
dire des calembredaines [vieilli]
to talk a load of nonsense
dire des cochonneries [fam.]
to say dirty things
dire des cochonneries [loc.]
to talk salaciously
dire des conneries [fam.]
to talk bullshit [coll.] [vulg.]
dire des grossièretés
to use bad languageling.
dire des jurons
to swear
dire des sottises
to talk rubbish
dire des stupidités
to say stupid things
dire la vérité
to tell the truth
dire le bénédicité
to say gracecuis.relig.
dire qc. avec tristesse
to say sth. sadly
dire qc. d'un trait
to say sth. straight out
dire qc. en plaisantant
to say sth. as a joke
dire qc. pour plaisanter
to say sth. as a joke
dire sa pensée
to speak one's mind
to say what one thinks
entendre dire que ...
to hear (it said) that ...
se dire oui
to say yes
manière {f} de dire
way of saying
C'est difficile à dire.
That is a moot point.
Ça veut dire que ... [fam.]
That means that ...
Inutile de dire que ...
It is self-evident that ...
It goes without saying that ...
It should be understood that ...
It is a matter of course that ...
J'ai entendu dire que ...
I have heard that ...
Que veux-tu dire ?
What do you mean?
sans dire un mot {adv}
without saying a word
apprendre qc. par ouï-dire
to hear sth. (at) secondhand
dire à qn. de faire qc.
to tell sb. to do sth.
dire d'un ton pointu
to say in a sharp tone of voice
dire des paroles menaçantes
to make threats
dire deux mots à qn. [loc.]
to give sb. a piece of one's mind [idiom]
dire du bien de qn.
to speak well of sb.
dire qc. à haute voix
to say sth. out loud
dire qc. d'une voix rauque
to croak sth.
dire qc. dans un souffle
to say sth. in a whisper
dire quelques mots sur qn./qc.
to say a few words about sb./sth.
dire un mot à qn.
to have a word with sb.
en dire long sur qc. [loc.]
to speak volumes about sth. [idiom]
se dire des amabilités
to exchange pleasantries
se dire des amabilités [ironiquement]
to exchange insults
se risquer à dire qc.
to dare to say sth.
trouver qc. à dire sur qn./qc.
to find sth. to say about sb./sth.
Ce que je veux dire, c'est que ...
What I'm trying to say is (that) ...
Cesse de dire des imbécillités !
Don't talk such nonsense!
Il n'y a rien à dire !
There's nothing to discuss!
Il serait exagéré de dire que ...
It would be an exaggeration to say that ...
Il va sans dire que ...
It goes without saying that ...
Je vois ce que tu veux dire.
I see what you mean.
On peut encore dire que ...
It's still true to say that ...
Permettez-moi d'ajouter une remarque à ce que vous venez de dire.
Allow me to make an additional comment on what you've just said.
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