French translation of 'speak for'
inseparable transitive verb
- (= represent)
parler au nom despeak for yourself! (informal)
parle pour toi!it speaks for itself (= needs no explanation)
cela se passe d'explicationthe facts speak for themselves
les faits parlent d'eux-mêmesthe results speak for themselves
les résultats parlent d'eux mêmes
to be spoken for [person]
⇒ That picture is already spoken for.
Ce tableau est déjà réservé.
Example Sentences Including 'speak for'
Kostas looked to him urgently, thinking: He is one of our leaders, he will speak for action.Coup d'Etat
Archbishop is good man, speak for poor people, speak no more killing.Snowline
Crouched under a great boulder they sat facing back westward and did not speak for some time.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
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Translation of speak for from the Collins English to French Dictionary