Here are some collocation with “say” to help you be more natural when speaking English:
Have something/nothing to say
Carla had nothing to say regarding the missing things.
Want/long to say
I want to say the truth!
Suffice (it) to say
Suffice it to say, I invested much into that business.
Dare (not) say
I dare not say how it happened.
‘We’re going to the seaside’, she said happily.
About to say
I was about to say the same thing.
Be going to say
I can’t remember what I was going to say.
Love/hate to say
I hate to say it, but I think your mother was right.
A thing to say
That was a really bad thing to say.