[Vocabulary] I would say

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Ferdie11

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Hi,

Woud you please tell me the meaning of 'I would say' in the sentence below.

I have not had a good experience with the airlines here domestically in probably about a year ago I would say.

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It means the person is estimating.

It's about a mile from here, I'd say.
They've been together a couple years, I'd say.
 

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Estimating/expressing an opinion. Note the uncertainty - this is not a statement of fact - which is a common feature of 'would ' structures.
 

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Hi,

Woud you please tell me the meaning of 'I would say' in the sentence below.

I have not had a good experience with the airlines here domestically in probably about a year ago I would say.

Many thanks.

The two previous posters have explained this well. I wanted to point out two other things about the original sentence - the word "ago" shouldn't be there, and it needs some punctuation.

I haven't had a good experience with the airlines here, domestically, in probably about a year, I would say.
 

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How about 'with domestic flights'?
 

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How about 'with domestic flights'?

I guess it would depend on whether it was "domestic flights" or "domestic airlines". Some international airlines also run domestic flights in countries other than their own.
 
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