The word said is the past tense of the verb "say," but it can also be used as an adjective to refer to something that has been previously introduced.
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imp. & p. p. of Say.
Before-mentioned; already spoken of or specified; aforesaid; -- used chiefly in legal style.
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before-mentioned; already spoken of or specified; aforesaid; -- used chiefly in legal style.
A man is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work and done his best but what he has said or done otherwise shall give him no peace.
A girl came up to me in a bar and said she wanted to be my apple pie. I wish I'd said something cool, but I was stunned.
A friend said to me, 'Be glad for your troubles - they strengthen you.' Well, if that's the truth, I'm going to be so strong they'll have to beat me to death!
'Freedom from fear' could be said to sum up the whole philosophy of human rights.
A line from one of my 1997 columns - 'Do one thing every day that scares you' - is now widely attributed to Eleanor Roosevelt, though I have yet to see any evidence that she ever said it and I don't believe she did. She said some things about fear, but not that thing.
A man cannot be said to succeed in this life who does not satisfy one friend.Misspelled Form
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A man acquainted with history may, in some respect, be said to have lived from the beginning of the world, and to have been making continual additions to his stock of knowledge in every century.
A fan sent me a letter and a $10 bill. It's a short letter - all she said was, 'Hey, since it's harder for you to go out these days without getting photographed, here $10 for a pizza.' I was like, 'Aww, she sent me money for a pizza so I could eat at home!'
'Men have forgotten this truth,' said the fox. 'But you must not forget it. You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed.'
A drunkard would not give money to sober people. He said they would only eat it, and buy clothes and send their children to school with it.
A brain is a society of very small, simple modules that cannot be said to be thinking, that are not smart in themselves. But when you have a network of them together, out of that arises a kind of smartness.
A lot of truth is said in jest.