Die Übersetzung von "speak" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


verb /spiːk/ (past tense spoke /spouk/, past participle spoken /ˈspoukən/)

to say (words) or talk

He can’t speak
He spoke a few words to us.

(often with toor (American ) with) to talk or converse

parler (à, avec)
Can I speak to/with you for a moment?
We spoke for hours about it.

to (be able to) talk in (a language)

She speaks Russian.

to tell or make known (one’s thoughts, the truth etc)

I always speak my mind.

to make a speech, address an audience

parler (de)
The Prime Minister spoke on unemployment.
speaker noun

a person who is or was speaking

The speaker was interrupted by hecklers in the crowd.

(sometimes loudspeaker) the device in a radio, record-player etc which converts the electrical impulses into audible sounds

Our record-player needs a new speaker.
speaking adjective

involving speech

a speaking part in a play.

used in speech

agréable à entendre
a pleasant speaking voice.
spoken adjective

produced by speaking

the spoken word.

speaking in a particular way

à la parole (…)
generally speaking

in general

en général
Generally speaking, men are stronger than women.
speak for itself/themselves

to have an obvious meaning; not to need explaining

se passer de commentaires
The facts speak for themselves.
speak out

to say boldly what one thinks

parler franchement
I feel the time has come to speak out.
speak up

to speak (more) loudly

parler (plus) fort
Speak up! We can’t hear you!
to speak of

worth mentioning

pour ainsi dire
He has no talent to speak of.

(Die Übersetzung von "speak" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)