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speak up

Definition of speak up in English:

Speak more loudly: We can’t hear you. Speak up!
More example sentences
  • The man sitting behind them leaned over and said: ‘Do you mind speaking up a bit?’
  • At one point the jury had to send a note to the judge to ask him to speak up, and he was the closest person to it.
  • Speak up? What a notion, coming as I did from the land of "Sit down, Francine" and "Be quiet, Francine".
speak (more) loudly, speak out, speak clearly, raise one's voice, shout, yell, bellow, call at the top of one's voice
North American informal holler
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