n. 谚语; 格言; 教诲
A saying is a sentence that people often say and that gives advice or information about human life and experience.
We also realize the truth of that old saying: Charity begins at home...
Her favourite saying was: 'There are a lot of people far worse off than me.'
The sayings of a person, especially a religious or political leader, are important things that they said or pieces of advice that they gave.
The sayings of Confucius offer guidance on this matter.
1. a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations;
as (或 so) the saying goes (或 is)
I heard them talking but I didn't listen to what they were saying.
The meeting seemed to be endless, but I extricated myself by saying I had to catch a plane.
There is no saying what may happen.
He quickly interpreted to me what the Russian was saying.
You're nearly twenty, yet you keep saying silly things like that.