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to speak / to say / to explain / to scold / to tell off / a theory (typically the last character in a compound, as in 日心說|日心说 heliocentric theory)
novel / fiction / CL: ,
legend / folklore / to repeat from mouth to mouth / they say that...
it is said that / reportedly
to talk nonsense / drivel
theory / doctrine
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to persuade
to say again / to put off a discussion until later / moreover / what's more / besides
science fiction novel
to explain / to comment
to hear (sth said) / one hears (that) / hearsay / listening and speaking
as for / when it comes to
It is said that ... (at the start of a narrative) / to discuss / to recount
to say sth
if / if one were to say
in other words / that is
romance novel / romantic fiction
in other words / that is to say / so / thus
to say nothing of / not to mention / let alone
honestly speaking / to be frank, ...
speech / to deliver a speech
as the proverb says / as they say...
in other words
though / although
hard to say / unpleasant to say / can't be sure
easy to deal with / not a problem / (polite answer) you flatter me
generally speaking
for example
to speak for sb / to intercede for sb / to lobby illegally
to lobby / to campaign / to promote (an idea, a product) / (old) to visit various rulers and promote one's political ideas (in the Warring States period)
to speak one's mind
for example / for instance
in the ordinary course of events / ordinarily / normally
a martial arts (wuxia) novel
popular tradition / folk legend
to hear what was said
to recount / to tell of / to relate / (fig.) (of a thing) to stand as testament to (some past history)
needless to say / it goes without saying
murder mystery (novel) / whodunit
to tell in detail
to put it simply / simply put
generally speaking / to sum up / in summary / in short
not saying anything further (idiom); not raising any objection / without demur
to persuade / persuasion / to advise
it is reasonable to say that...
hard to tell (i.e. hard to judge or hard to predict) / cannot bring oneself to say it
to have nothing to say (idiom)
for example
pornographic novel / dirty book
an expression of opinion / according to some
not to mention / leaving aside
to tell the truth / to tell it as it is
really good / excellent
to speak of / to refer to
to allow no explanation
inaugural speech
sth pertinent to say
as far as I'm concerned
for example
harmful teachings / evil doctrine
short story
simple introduction / primer
spit it out!
on the other hand
to make a long story short (idiom)
to recount / to narrate / to give an account of
accepted theory or formulation
strictly speaking
phlogiston theory
to narrate
Fu Shuo (c. 14th century BC), legendary sage and principal minister of Shang ruler Wu Ding
to comment / to evaluate
looking at the big picture / all in all / all things considered
to try one's very best to persuade sb (idiom) / to reason with sb in every way possible
to affirm / to assert / generally accepted view
to make a story or theory consistent / to give a plausible explanation / to plug the holes in one's story
in other words / that is to say
to state / to assert
various ideas / diverse opinions
to not need dwell on (idiom)
to talk drivel / to make irresponsible remarks
dramatic form consisting of historical narration / history as jocular narrative / to stretch history for a joking story / amusing story with strained interpretations of history / to make an unreasonable comparison in jest
flash fiction
different opinion / dissident view / absurd remark
to talk drivel / to assert sth without a proper understanding or basis in fact / not to know what one is talking about
to write a book advancing one's theory (idiom)
to declare / to state / to call / to name
normally / ordinarily speaking
to plead / to claim as an excuse
scattered essays / various opinions / different manners of speaking
gossip / hearsay / rumor
not to mention ... (i.e. in addition to sth)
to explain (the difference)
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