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say the word | just say the word

INFORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase say the word | just say the word

Meaning

You can say this to let someone know you'll respond to their order or request as soon as they make it.

For example

  • "If you need help, say the word and I'll come over as fast as I can."

  • "We can send someone over to fix your computer whenever you like. Just say the word."

Note:
Also "Just give (me) the word"

Quick Quiz

If someone says "Say the word" or "Just say the word", they

a. are willing and ready to act

b. couldn't hear what you said

c. want to practise pronunciation

Contributor: Matt Errey