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French-English translation for: dire
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VERB1   dire | dis | avoir dit | disant
VERB2   se dire | me dis | s'être dit | se disant
ADJ   dire | direr/more dire | direst/most dire
SYNO   desperate | dire
désespéré {adj} [situation]dire [desperate]
funeste {adj} [conséquence]dire
nul {adj} [fam.]dire [Br.] [coll.] [awful, of poor quality]
terrible {adj}dire [dreadful] [news, consequences, etc.]
urgent {adj} [besoin]dire [urgent]
dire qc.
to say sth.
dire qc. [faire savoir]to tell sth.
2 Words: Verbs
dire qc. à qn. [fig.]to look familiar to sb.
dire qc. carrémentto say sth. direct and straight forward
dire qc. ironiquementto say sth. tongue in cheek [idiom]
dire qc. officiellementto say sth on the record
dire qc. officieusementto 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]
3 Words: Others
à vrai direto be honest
à vrai dire {adv}to tell the truth
c'est à dire {adv}namely
c'est-à-direthat is <id est, i.e.>
Ça veut dire ...That means ...
pour ainsi dire {adv}so to speak
sans mot dire {adj}wordless
sans mot dire {adv}without saying a word
3 Words: Verbs
dire des âneriesto talk nonsense
dire des âneriesto talk rubbish [coll.]
dire des badineriesto jest
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
ling. dire des grossièretésto use bad language
dire des juronsto swear
dire des sottisesto talk rubbish
dire la véritéto tell the truth
dire qc. avec tristesseto say sth. sadly
dire qc. d'un traitto say sth. straight out
dire qc. en plaisantantto say sth. as a joke
dire qc. pour plaisanterto say sth. as a joke
dire sa penséeto speak one's mind
dire sa penséeto say what one thinks
entendre dire que ...to hear (it said) that ...
se dire ouito say yes
3 Words: Nouns
manière {f} de direway of saying
4 Words: Others
Ça veut dire que ... [fam.]That means that ...
J'ai entendu dire que ...I have heard that ...
Que veux-tu dire ?What do you mean?
4 Words: Verbs
dire d'un ton pointuto say in a sharp tone of voice
dire des paroles menaçantesto make threats
dire qc. à haute voixto say sth. out loud
dire qc. d'une voix rauqueto croak sth.
dire quelques mots sur qn./qc.to say a few words about sb./sth.
se dire des amabilitésto exchange pleasantries
se dire des amabilités [ironiquement]to exchange insults
se risquer à dire qc.to dare to say sth.
5+ Words: Others
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!
Je vois ce que tu veux dire.I see what you mean.
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.
Qu'est-ce que ça veut dire ? [attitude]What's all this about?
Qu'est-ce que ça veut dire ? [signification]What does that mean?
Que voulez-vous dire par ?What (exactly) do you mean by that?
5+ Words: Verbs
avoir son mot à direto have one's say
avoir son mot à direto be entitled to one's say
dire ce que l'on penseto speak one's mind [idiom]
dire du mal du voisin [fig.]to speak ill of others
dire qc. avec un sourire méprisantto say sth. with a sneer
juger prudent de ne rien direto think it wise not to say anything
ne pas avoir le temps de dire ouf [loc.]to hardly have any time to breathe [idiom]
ne plus savoir que dire [loc.]to be at a loss for words [coll.]
recommander à qn. de ne rien direto advise sb. not to say anything
se hasarder à dire que ...to hazard a guess that ...
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