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speak

Pronunciation: /spiːk/

Translation of speak in German:

v.i. (spoke /spəʊk/, spoken /ˈspəʊkn/)

  • 1 sprechen speak [with sb] on or about sth [mit jmdm.] über etw. (Akk.) sprechen speak for/against sth sich für/gegen etw. aussprechen
  • 2 (on telephone) Is Mr Grant there? – Speaking! Ist Mister Grant da? – Am Apparat! who is speaking, please? wer ist am Apparat, bitte?

v.t. (spoke, spoken)

Phrasal verbs

ˈspeak for

v.t. sprechen für sth is spoken for (reserved) etw. ist schon vergeben

ˈspeak of

v.t. sprechen von speaking of Mary da wir gerade von Mary sprechen nothing to speak of nichts Besonderes

ˈspeak to

v.t. sprechen od. reden mit

speak ˈup

v.i. lauter sprechen

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