Bedeutung von "speak" Essential English Dictionary


verb /spiːk/ (speaking, spoke, spoken)

A1 to say something using your voice:

She speaks very quietly.
There was complete silence – nobody spoke.
speak English, French, German, etc.

A1 to be able to say things in English, French, German, etc.:

Do you speak English?
speak to someone UK (US speak with someone)

A1 to talk to someone:

Could I speak to Mr Davis, please?
speak with someone

to talk to someone:

Could I speak with Mr. Davis, please?

(Definition von "speak" von Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)