Spanish translation of 'speak for'
intransitive verb + preposition
⇒ to speak for sb(as representative)
hablar por algn,
hablar en nombre de algn(as defender),
interceder por algn
⇒ he speaks for the miners
habla por los mineros,
representa a los mineros
⇒ speaking for myself
en cuanto a mí,
yo por mi parte
⇒ speak for yourself!
¡eso lo dirás tú!
⇒ let her speak for herself
déjala que hable
⇒ it speaks for itself
habla por sí mismo
⇒ the facts speak for themselves
los datos hablan por sí solos
⇒ to be spoken for: that's already been spoken for
eso ya está reservado or apartado
⇒ she's already spoken for(informal)
ya está comprometida
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 Spanish Dictionary