couldn't/can't say

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of couldn't/can't say

used to say that someone does not know the answer to something
  • "When will you be done?" "I couldn't/can't say."

Word by Word Definitions

couldn't play
  1. : could not

can't play
  1. : can not

say play
  1. : to express in words : state

  2. : to state as opinion or belief : declare

  3. : utter, pronounce

  1. : something that is said : statement

  2. : an expression of opinion

  3. : a right or power to influence action or decision

  1. : about, approximately

  2. : for example : as


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