Synonyms of saying in English:


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1‘you know the old saying about all work and no play?’

proverb, maxim, aphorism, axiom, adage, saw, tag, motto, precept, epigram, epigraph, dictum, gnome, pearl of wisdom
expression, phrase, formula
slogan, catchphrase
platitude, cliché, commonplace, truism
rare apophthegm


    it goes without saying

    of course, naturally, needless to say, it is taken for granted, it is assumed, it is understood, it is taken as read, it is accepted, it is unquestionable, it is an accepted fact
    obviously, self-evidently, manifestly
    informal natch