to venture to say (something); assume (something) as probable (used only in present sing. 1st person): I daresay we will soon finish.
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How to use daresay in a sentence
I daresay a more Irish city even than Boston—gays have marched for years.The Grotesque Ban On Gays In New York’s St Patrick’s Day Parade | Michael Tomasky | March 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Some smallish number does that now, but I daresay there are more Bettes and Boonstras.
Really quippy, relevant, observant, and, daresay, relatable dialogue.‘Girls’ Season 3 Trailer Debuts. Is It the Most Relatable Yet? | Kevin Fallon | November 22, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
And I daresay that nearly every Democratic politician I can think of, starting with Obama, would denounce such an effort.Jim Messina, How Could You Flip From Barack Obama to David Cameron? | Michael Tomasky | August 5, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
I daresay that the tragedy of the death of Younès is, unfortunately, nothing unusual.
I daresay,' said Uncle Oldys suddenly: so suddenly that Mrs. Maple stopped short.A Thin Ghost and Others | M. R. (Montague Rhodes) James
I daresay I shouldn't call her "horrid," and of course she's your aunt, and I can scarcely believe she does know all about you.
I daresay Lady Myrtle didn't notice; at least, if she did, she couldn't have thought you knew anything about her family affairs.
I daresay you'll be angry with me for not having told you about it before, but I can't help it if you are.
I daresay having Robin Redbreast to go to makes it much nicer for you; I suppose you'll go there a good deal during the holidays.
Other Idioms and Phrases with daresay
see I dare say.
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