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I daresay I was the worst bed partner in five continents.
Martha Gellhorn

Meaning of "I daresay" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF I DARESAY

I daresay  [aɪ ˌdeəˈseɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF I DARESAY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
I daresay is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH I DARESAY


assay
əˈseɪ
bioassay
ˌbaɪəʊəˈseɪ
daresay
ˌdɛəˈseɪ
foresay
fɔːˈseɪ
forsay
fɔːˈseɪ
gainsay
ɡeɪnˈseɪ
issei
iːˈseɪ
misassay
ˌmɪsəˈseɪ
missay
ˌmɪsˈseɪ
outsay
ˌaʊtˈseɪ
passee
pæˈseɪ
resay
riːˈseɪ
undersay
ˌʌndəˈseɪ
unsay
ʌnˈseɪ
Yenisei
ˌjɛnɪˈseɪ
Yenisey
ˌjenɪˈseɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE I DARESAY

I beg your pardon
I can´t be fagged
I Ching
I dare say
I don´t think
I have it
I Kings
I know what
I say!
I would be obliged
I wouldn´t doubt someone
I-beam
I-go
I-pin
i-Player
I-spy
i-type semiconductor
I.
I.Chem.E.

WORDS THAT END LIKE I DARESAY

Colonsay
enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
essay
hearsay
I dare say
immunoassay
James Andrew Broun Ramsay
Lindsay
Lyndsay
naysay
not to say
Pasay
Quai d´Orsay
radioimmunoassay
Ramsay
Rothesay
soothsay
strange to say
that is to say

Synonyms and antonyms of I daresay in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «I daresay» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF I DARESAY

Find out the translation of I daresay to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of I daresay from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «I daresay» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

我敢说
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

me atrevo a decir
570 millions of speakers

English

I daresay
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मैं हिम्मत करना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

نحسب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

полагаю,
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Eu ouso dizer que
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আমি দুঃখিত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

J´ose dire
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Saya berani mengatakan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ich wage zu behaupten,
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

私はあえて
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

나는 daresay
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Aku daresay
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tôi dám khẳng định
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நான் தற்கொலை செய்து கொள்கிறேன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मी हिमतीने म्हणतो
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Dareştireceğim
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

oserei dire
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Śmiem twierdzić,
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гадаю ,
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Îndrăznesc să spun
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Τολμώ να πω
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Ek daresay
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

jag vågar påstå
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

jeg daresay
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of I daresay

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «I DARESAY»

The term «I daresay» is normally little used and occupies the 111.772 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «I DARESAY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about I daresay

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3 QUOTES WITH «I DARESAY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word I daresay.
1
Tony Curtis
I've made 122 movies, and I daresay there's a picture of mine showing somewhere in the world every day.
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Martha Gellhorn
I daresay I was the worst bed partner in five continents.
3
Ruth Pitter
Are you really going to see Lewis? One of the few people it's worth getting excited over, I think. I know he is a good poet. I daresay he never heard of me, but I wish you would tell him that his work is the joy of my life.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «I DARESAY»

Discover the use of I daresay in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to I daresay and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Garner's Modern American Usage
daresay should not ordinarily be followed by the conjunction that—e.g.: • “Further, without imagination, I daresay there would be no knowledge or civilization for inventions, and education itself depends upon an open and active mind.” Kellye ...
Bryan Garner, 2009
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Papers by Command
Biding is a rare method of travel in Canada ; it is not common at all. 6793. Therefore, there would be more difficulty in getting horses broken to the saddle without there was a npecific demand P — Quite ; it is most uncommon, and I daresay in ...
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons, 1902
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Parliamentary Papers, House of Commons and Command
You can let us have the letter that was . written, I daresay ? — Mr. Wilkinson will have it. 16.870. Now the next account is, "Sweeting 7s., Harrogate." Who paid that ? — Forster. 16.871. Did you repay Forster? — Yes. 16.872. So that it really was ...
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons, 1881
4
The Social Zoo: Satirical, Social, and Humorous Sketches
It's the most amusing thing I ever heard,” rejoins Maud, turning her back with a flounee and almost grinding her teeth. “I daresay,” says Edith, studioust keeping her back turned on her bosom friend, and speaking in soft measured tones as if ...
‎1887
5
The English Illustrated Magazine
he said, The property once belonged to his mother's family, and ought to have gone to Lady Monkeytower, instead of Betsy Pengelly. I daresay that her ladyship thinks Aunt Betsy unduly influenCed her mistress -—well, to make no bones over  ...
‎1887
6
Time
“I can look it up by myself,” says Miss Blount, grandly. “I don't want your help— much. I daresay I can manage by myself after all. And even if I can't, I daresay Mark will come to my assistance if you forsake me.” “I won't,” says Gore, decidedly, ...
Edmund Hodgson Yates, 1882
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When I Fall in Love
"I daresay she isn't that, either," Ambrose said mildly, forcing Hugh back into his chair by means of a pointed stare alone. "She's passionate and kind and intelligent — " "All the more reason for an Artane lad," Fulbert said. "Someone who will ...
Lynn Kurland, 2007
8
The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray
I daresay I gave myself airs as editor of that confounded Museum, and proposed to educate the public taste, to diffuse morality and sound literature throughout the nation, and to pocket a liberal salary in return for my services. I daresay I printed ...
William Makepeace Thackeray, 1879
9
National Temperance Mirror
"I daresay not. Butit seemsto me she is at home almost as much as here; and I don't see the sense in your paying a girl and then doing almost all i the work yourself. Besides, how can you tell she goes home ? she may be about the streets for ...
‎1885
10
Contemporary Plays
I couldn't ask her by herself. It would have been so — so insulting. I asked Lord Porteous, too. C.-C. I see. Elizabeth. I daresay you'd rather not meet them. C.-C. I daresay they'd rather not meet me. I shall get a capital luncheon at the cottage.
Thomas H. Dickinson, Jack R. Crawford, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «I DARESAY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term I daresay is used in the context of the following news items.
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Caitlyn Jenner teaches us all a lesson on tolerance | Chicago
And I daresay it happened for many boys and young men back in the day who saw in the handsome Jenner a role model to be emulated and ... «Chicago Sun-Times, Jul 15»
2
Gregory T. Angelo: Let's not demonize those who disagree with gay …
Among many on the left -- and I daresay most all of the gay left -- the mere utterance of the phrase "religious freedom" is considered to be a dog ... «TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press, Jul 15»
3
Go Set A Watchman shows a mirror to our hypocritical society
Scout Finch returns, yet again to show a mirror to this hypocritical society, one which, I daresay, was much needed. Miss Scout has come back ... «Hindustan Times, Jul 15»
4
New Trailer for Tom Hardy's “Legend” Is Here, Impressive - Video …
However, I daresay not one of the previous films had generated as much buzz as this one. The latest trailer, available in full and in HD below, ... «Softpedia News, Jul 15»
5
Sydney Trains boss critical of $344m upgrade to Cronulla line - ABC
"I daresay in 2010 they weighed it up and decided that they couldn't afford the extra functions of bidirectional signalling and crossovers. «ABC Online, Jul 15»
6
Doc's hot streak continues
... might be a chance to get Punky's record,” he laughed. “I daresay there will be one where I might slip up, but at the moment the streak's alive." ... «Hawthorn Hawks, Jul 15»
7
Bill Dalton: Bigger is better brigade wrong - New Zealand Herald
The next question is more complex. I daresay an autocratic structure with one all-powerful mayor and chief executive team, remote from the ... «Hawke's Bay Today, Jul 15»
8
Laying the foundations
I daresay that the Dubai forum was very, very helpful and measured up to expectations in addressing important infrastructure in Africa.” What is ... «CPI Financial, Jul 15»
9
The Prophet would not be pleased
I daresay that he would not be at all pleased. Upon seeing the outer court of the Temple at Jerusalem, the holiest spot in the world at the time, ... «Foster's Daily Democrat, Jul 15»
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Want great barbecue? Learn to make your own sauce and rubs
"I daresay I make the best pork butt in the French-speaking Alps as I used a wood-burning oven (until recently when I got a fancy-pants gas ... «Chattanooga Times Free Press, Jul 15»

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