Italian translation of 'speaking'
persone che parlano italianoI am not on speaking terms with her
la conosco solo di vistathey are not on speaking terms (after quarrel)
non si rivolgono la parola
arte f del parlare
Example Sentences Including 'speaking'
The necromancer was speaking again, speaking words of power that rose up around Sam like bands of steel.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
I stopped and watched her speaking and simultaneously shaking her head.BETTER THAN THIS (2002)
He finished his food and tore into the packet of cigarettes and chain-smoked three of them without speaking.INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)
Trends of 'speaking'
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Word forms: past tense spoke, past participle spoken
she speaks Italian
- (words, lines)
parla italianodo you speak English?
parli inglese?to speak the truth
dire la veritàto speak one's mind
dire quello che si pensa
- (words, lines)
parlareto speak to sb
parlare a qn(converse with)
parlare con qnhave you spoken to him?
gli hai parlato?I spoke to her yesterday
le ho parlato ieriI'll speak to him about it (problem, idea)
gliene parlerò(his lateness etc)
glielo farò presenteto speak about (or on or of) sth
parlare di qcto speak in a whisper
bisbigliarethey haven't spoken to each other since they quarrelled
da quando hanno litigato non si rivolgono la parolato speak at a conference/in a debate
intervenire or prendere la parola ad una conferenza/in un dibattitohe's very well spoken of
tutti ne parlano beneI don't know him to speak to
lo conosco solo di vistaso to speak
per così direit's nothing to speak of
non è niente di specialehe has no money to speak of
non si può proprio dire che sia riccospeaking of holidays
a proposito di vacanzeroughly speaking
grosso modospeaking for myself
per quel che mi riguardaspeaking as a student myself, I ...
in qualità di studente, io...generally speaking
sono io!this is Peter speaking
sono Petercould I speak to Alison? - speaking!
posso parlare con Alison? - sono io!who's speaking?
Example Sentences Including 'speak'
You round up your little Karien friend and ask him where Dace is, and I'll speak to Adrina.TREASON KEEP (2001)
He tried to speak himself, through teeth that chattered with cold, unconsciously imitating the rhythm of the gunfire.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
You have been in the enemy camp and you speak their language.TREASON KEEP (2001)
'speaking' in Other Languages
Translation of speaking from the Collins English to Italian Dictionary