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say something for something

[for something] to imply something good about something. The speed with which we were able to sell the house says something for the state of the real estate market. The number of new cars on the road says something for the state of the nation's economy.
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say for

v.
To say or indicate something in support of someone or something: What do you have to say for yourself? Their legal problems don't say much for their company.
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