Is there any difference between "I'd dare to say" and "I dare say"?


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"I dare say" means "probably" or "I expect/imagine/suppose". It doesn't mean "I dare to say". (from "Practical English Usage", M. Swan)

I'd rather use "venture that" to express boldness in saying something. Hope it helps. A.

  • I see. What I meant it was if "I dare say" and "I dare to say" have the same meaning. Anyway, thanks Apr 6, 2017 at 14:22
  • @Francis Antonia is telling you that they don't have the same meaning.
    – Xanne
    Apr 6, 2017 at 15:02
  • I understood it! I merely wanted to outline what I was wondering. Apr 6, 2017 at 15:19
  • Related.
    – tchrist
    Apr 22 at 20:42

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