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Old January 20, 2018, 10:31 AM
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I'd rather say

Como se traduce más bien diría o preferiría decir
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Old January 20, 2018, 10:53 AM
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What I'd rather say is ...
What I meant (to say) was ...
I meant to say ...
Rather, ...

"I'd rather say" would be understood just fine, but isn't as common.
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Old January 20, 2018, 01:17 PM
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so is not an equivalent to I´d say?
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Old January 20, 2018, 01:29 PM
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so is not an equivalent to I´d say?
I use "I'd say" to state what I would say in some theoretical context; I'm not explicitly stating a preference between two or more choices.

I use "I'd rather say" when I want to indicate which of two (or more) alternatives I would prefer to say in some context; that is, I'm stating a preference.
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Old January 25, 2018, 07:07 PM
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A la hora de traducirlo "yo diría" (I'd say) que "más bien diría" (I'd rather say) que "preferiría decir", "I'd like to say"...

Digo yo, ¿no? ;-)
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