What Does "¿Cómo Se Dice?" Mean?

Quick Answer

¿Cómo se dice?is used to ask how to say something.

It can be translated as How do you say ...? or How is ... said?.

¿Cómo se dice "perro" en italiano?
How is "perro" said in Italian?
¿Cómo se dice "peluche" en inglés? - Se dice "stuffed animal."
How do you say "peluche" in English? - You say "stuffed animal."

¿Cómo se dice? is not the same thing as the phrase como se dice, which means as is said or as they say. Listen to the audio above and below to hear the differences in pronunciation between them.

Como se dice en mi país, "Del dicho al hecho hay mucho trecho."
As they say in my country, "Easier said than done."