Definition of 'speak up'
Example sentences containing 'speak up'
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`It's somewhat better, but I'll still need you to speak up for me to hear you clearly. THE GOLDEN FOOL: BOOK TWO OF THE TAWNY MAN (2002)Now if anybody wants anything more to eat, you'd better speak up. SOMETHING IN THE WATERFlorence had engendered in me a respect for all living things, especially those which couldn't speak up for themselves. TIME OF THE WOLF
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Translations for 'speak up'
British English: speak up /spiːk ʌp/ VERB
If you ask someone to speak up, you are asking them to speak more loudly.
I'm quite deaf – you'll have to speak up.
- American English: speak up
- Arabic: يُرْفِعُ صَوْت
- Brazilian Portuguese: falar alto
- Chinese: 大声地说
- Croatian: govoriti glasnije
- Czech: mluvit nahlas
- Danish: tale højt
- Dutch: harder spreken
- European Spanish: hablar en voz alta
- Finnish: puhua suoraan
- French: parler plus fort
- German: seine Meinung äußern
- Greek: μιλώ δυνατά
- Italian: parlare forte
- Japanese: 遠慮なく話す
- Korean: 크게 얘기하다
- Norwegian: snakke ut
- Polish: odezwać się
- European Portuguese: falar alto
- Romanian: a vorbi mai tare
- Russian: говорить громко и отчетливо
- Spanish: hablar más fuerte
- Swedish: tala högre
- Thai: พูดเสียงดัง
- Turkish: açıkça fikrini söylemek
- Ukrainian: говорити голосно і виразно
- Vietnamese: nói lớn tiếng
Definition of speak up from the Collins English Dictionary
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