dare\ say

v. phr.
To think probable; suppose; believe. - Used in first person.

Mary is unhappy now but I dare say she will be laughing about this tomorrow.

There is no more ice cream on the table, but I dare say we can find some in the kitchen.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • dare|say — «DAIR SAY», transitive verb, intransitive verb, or dare say, to venture to say; assume as probable; presume: »I daresay his success was due to his hard work. I daresay you have thought me very neglectful (Jane Carlyle). SYNONYM(S): believe. Usage …   Useful english dictionary

  • dare say — index opine, presume, remark, speculate (conjecture) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • dare say — {v. phr.} To think probable; suppose; believe. Used in first person. * /Mary is unhappy now but I dare say she will be laughing about this tomorrow./ * /There is no more ice cream on the table, but I dare say we can find some in the kitchen./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • dare say — {v. phr.} To think probable; suppose; believe. Used in first person. * /Mary is unhappy now but I dare say she will be laughing about this tomorrow./ * /There is no more ice cream on the table, but I dare say we can find some in the kitchen./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • dare·say — /ˌdeɚˈseı/ verb I daresay see ↑dare, 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • dare say — idi daresay …   From formal English to slang

  • I dare say — or I daresay I suppose • • • Main Entry: ↑dare * * * I dare say british spoken phrase used for saying that something is probably true, although you do not know for certain I dare say you’re feeling tired after your journey. Things have changed a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • I dare say — British spoken used for saying that something is probably true, although you do not know for certain I dare say you re feeling tired after your journey. Things have changed a good deal, I dare say …   English dictionary

  • I dare say (or daresay) — it is probable. → dare …   English new terms dictionary

  • I dare say — ► I dare say (or daresay) it is probable. Main Entry: ↑dare …   English terms dictionary


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.