Definition of saying
: something said; especially : adage
Examples of saying in a Sentence
there's an old saying that you should let sleeping dogs lie
Recent Examples of saying from the Web
That said, seeing as how everything's been kept pretty hush-hush, there's no saying for sue if this collab actually does exist.
There’s a saying for this in the writing world: Show.
But honestly, for every single one of those, there were 300 saying, ‘
And yet the saying has endured in the American imagination.
But in this case, their connection is as simple as this old saying: The enemy of my enemy is my friend.
There’s a saying that all of our sailors learn back in boot camp.
And as the saying goes, what goes up must come down.
That outlook is echoed by optimism at some of the top miners, with BHP Billiton Ltd. and Rio both saying in March there’s potential for more growth in China’s steel production.
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First Known Use of saying
SAYING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of saying for English Language Learners
: an old and well-known phrase that expresses an idea that most people believe is true
SAYING Defined for Kids
Definition of saying for Students
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