speak about

speak about
speak about someone/something to talk about someone/something говорить о ком-то/чем-то

He spoke about the necessity of reforms. He can speak about her for hours.

English-Russian mini useful dictionary. 2014.

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  • speak about — index report (disclose) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • speak — [ spik ] (past tense spoke [ spouk ] ; past participle spo|ken [ spoukən ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 talk about something or to someone ▸ 2 use voice to talk ▸ 3 talk particular language ▸ 4 give formal speech ▸ 5 express ideas/thoughts ▸ 6 talk on… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • speak - talk — Speak and talk have very similar meanings, but there are some differences in the ways in which they are used. When you mention that someone is using his or her voice to produce words, you usually say that they are speaking. He hadn t looked at me …   Useful english dictionary

  • speak */*/*/ — UK [spiːk] / US [spɪk] verb Word forms speak : present tense I/you/we/they speak he/she/it speaks present participle speaking past tense spoke UK [spəʊk] / US [spoʊk] past participle spoken UK [ˈspəʊkən] / US [ˈspoʊkən] 1) a) [intransitive] to… …   English dictionary

  • speak — v. 1) ( to talk ) to speak bluntly, candidly, frankly, freely; coherently; correctly; fluently; glibly; incorrectly; irresponsibly; loudly; openly; politely; quickly, rapidly; quietly, softly; responsibly; rudely; slowly; truthfully 2) (D; intr.) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • speak — verb 1) she refused to speak about it Syn: talk, say anything/something; utter, state, declare, tell, voice, express, pronounce, articulate, enunciate, vocalize, verbalize 2) we spoke the other day Syn …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • speak — verb 1) she refused to speak about it Syn: talk, converse, communicate, chat, have a word, gossip, commune, say anything/something 2) she spoke her words carefully Syn: say, utter …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • speak — W1S1 [spi:k] v past tense spoke [spəuk US spouk] past participle spoken [ˈspəukən US ˈspou ] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(in conversation)¦ 2¦(say words)¦ 3¦(language)¦ 4¦(formal speech)¦ 5¦(express ideas/opinions)¦ 6 so to speak 7 speak your mind …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Speak of the Devil — is an idiom or phrase used in both written and spoken English. It is used when an object of discussion (normally a person) unexpectedly becomes present during the conversation. For example, if Alice and Bob start discussing Charlie while he isn t …   Wikipedia

  • SPEAK campaign — SPEAK, the Voice for the Animals is a British animal rights campaign that aims to end animal experimentation in the UK. Its current focus is opposition to a new animal testing centre being built by Oxford University. TOC HistoryThe campaign was… …   Wikipedia

  • Speak Africa — is a youth focused Pan African multi media communication initiative designed to empower and provide young voices with the opportunity to share their stories and experiences. Youths produce media to be shown to the widest audience possible through …   Wikipedia


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