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say a few words


  1. . to give a brief speech

Example Sentences Including 'say a few words'

All I have to do is say a few words in French, kitchen french, and they know I know.
Gaskin, Catherine The Ambassador's Women
At a variety club tribute dinner to Harry, I was asked to say a few words.
Chris Gidney CELEBRATING SECOMBE: A Tribute to Sir Harry Secombe (2002)
He called back a departing crowd with a "Before you leave, I would like to say a few words ".
India Today (1997)
Jenny would say a few words , then stop for breath, and everything was said in a half-whisper.
Anita Anderson SUMMER OF SECRETS (2003)
Moments before Question Time began, Mr Howard ushered Mr Beazley behind the Speaker's chair to shake hands and say a few words.
The Advertiser, Sunday Mail (2005)
Mrs Connelly tries a few times to persuade the reclusive former Celt to say a few words but he maintains his right to silence.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
Ms Olga Bonaparte Wyse, who has written a book about her colourful ancestors, is expected to say a few words.
Irish Times (2002)
Without your guidance I don't think I could have coped and I now call on the Vicar to say a few words.
Secombe, Fred Goodbye Curate


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