- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of say.
“Cowen had resigned_, he says something which to be sure would look "_like that_," _as the citizen says_, upon the first impression; but which on being critically examined, contradicts the fact on the face of it.”
“I says to the boy, "You bring me the luggage," I says”
“_ He finds out from the reporter that these two fellers has got a piece-work wage-scale for playing on the fiddle of five dollars a note, net cash, and he says that both of them is wonderful fiddlers, y'understand, but that to his mind Kreisler plays with more of the artistic temperature than Zimbalist, or if he doesn't actually say so, y'understand, the reporter goes back to his newspaper and _says_ he said so, and the consequence is that when in next Sunday's paper Rosenbaum reads,”
“But how unjust it is; for, says I, but yesterday, to Mr.L. M., who was going on making himself merry with the affair in a way that was perfectly scandalous -- "Sir," says I, '---- but this _says I_ never reached the ears of the unhappy man: he had heard enough; and, as a secondary dispute was still going on that had grown out of the first, he seized the very first opening which offered itself for provoking the issue of a quarrel.”
“COMMITTED to the jail of Tuscaloosa county, a negro man, who says his name is Robert Winfield, and _says he is free_.”
“But smacks of something greater than herself; "he says, ought to be:" Nothing she does or _says_. ”
“The label says it has 0 calories and 0 grams of fat because the Food and Drug Administration allows companies to put zero on the label if a product has less than 5 calories and 0.5 grams of fat per servings.”
“If the label says they are between denier 3 and denier 5—a measure of fiber density—your panty hose will probably be sheer enough to look transparent.”
“If a label says nothing at all about ironing, that is supposed to mean that no ironing is needed to “preserve the appearance” of the garment.”
“GoClean hasn't revealed exactly what it uses in its eco-friendly cleaning concoction, but the label says it's "a proprietary blend of polymers, and natural and organic soaps" and it "protects from UV, rain damage and scratching.”
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