ways of saying something''
whisper, mumble, mutter, murmur
'I really ought to go.' she said.
Lauren said she’d probably be late.
to say something, especially in a definite or formal way, using in
The witness stated that he had never seen
the woman before.
Please state your name and address.
to publicly tell somebody about something
The chairman announced his resignation.
The results will be announced tomorrow.
We will announce the winners next Sunday.
They were announcing the train times over
the loudspeaker system.
to say something very firmly
'My personal life is none of your business.'
to talk about someone or something, especially without giving many
Did Tom mention anything about what
happened at school?
Your name was mentioned!
to let somebody know your feeling by putting them into words
Young children often find it difficult to
express their emotions.
to say what your opinion is about someone or something
The prime minister was asked to comment on
to say something more, after what has already been said
'And I don’t care what you think.' she
to mention something that is particularly
important or relevant
It’s worth pointing out that few people
actually die of this disease.
to talk publicly about your opinions, worries, or the things you
air your views/ grievances/ differences
The program will give listeners the chance
to air their views about immigration.
Workers were able to air their grievances.
to talk publicly about your feelings or about whether you approve
or disapprove of something
voice concern/ support/ doubt/ fears
The president has already voiced his
support for the proposal.
She voiced concern for the safety of the