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Possible base forms for "saying"

    say (Verb)

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Orthographically similar words

laying, paying, saving, sawing, spying, staying, swaying Saling

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saw, phrase, adage, proverb, oration, idiom, expression, locution


„Das, was“ bzw. auch nur „was“ wird im Englischen durch what wiedergegeben.
Der Gebrauch der '-ing-Form' als Gerundium
Da das Gerundium ein substantiviertes Verb ist, verhält es sich im Satz wie ein Substantiv.
dürfen: ohne direkte Entsprechung im Englischen
Gerade in idiomatischen Ausdrücken, die ein Dürfen beinhalten, spiegelt sich dies nicht unbedingt in Form von may, allowed to etc. unmittelbar wider.
Die '-ing-Form' als Gerundium nach Konjunktionen
Folgt eine Verbform auf eine Konjunktion wie before oder by, so steht sie im Gerundium.

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Sprichwort / sayingLast post 24 Feb 05, 09:27
A tisket, a tasket. This saying is the title of one of the episodes of the Gilmore Girls. (…2 Replies
Sprichwort / sayingLast post 24 Feb 05, 09:27
A tisket, a tasket. This saying is the title of one of the episodes of the Gilmore Girls. (…2 Replies
..saying for their family saying Muslims..Last post 23 Oct 13, 22:11
Guten Abend, hier erst einmal der gesamte Kontext: In one of the most bizarre cases, two …4 Replies
cited as sayingLast post 17 Sep 18, 15:19
"Beijing will be forced to retaliate if U.S. rolls out new tariffs against the country, Chin…3 Replies
Levinas: the saying and the saidLast post 12 Nov 13, 13:39
(Not sure if I should post this in Land und Leute, or Sprachlabor, or somewhere else entirel…2 Replies
sayingLast post 29 Apr 08, 17:39
Sometimes I go about pitying myself – and all the while I am being carried across the sky by b1 Replies
saying something completely obviousLast post 28 Feb 10, 22:23
I am wondering if there is an expression to express the above. I think it might be a word s…2 Replies
saying about preacher's kidsLast post 05 Nov 06, 12:30
I have heard that there is a proverb in German to the effect that preacher's kids (and/or a …8 Replies
ways of saying drunkLast post 10 Jul 08, 17:08
Just for fun... I learned the expression "einen in der krone haben" yesterday and liked it,…6 Replies
say or is sayingLast post 21 Oct 10, 07:36
In cartoon descriptions we can find the sentence "In the speech bubble, the man says:.... In…10 Replies

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