He said that he went to the market to buy bread. He said the bread was stale and he said that he was angry. He said that he asked the store manager for fresh bread who said that it had all been sold. He said he got upset and left the shop.
Everything was said, but the repetitive use of ‘said’ made it rather boring, didn’t it? Writers and editors all agree that ‘said’ is overused and can often be replaced with more effective words. Check out this listing of 476 words to know how!
476 Ways to Avoid Saying “Said”:
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