Bedeutung von "speak up" - als Fremdsprache

speak up

phrasal verb with speak uk us /spiːk/ verb (past tense spoke, past participle spoken)

B2 to say something in a louder voice so that people can hear you:

Could you speak up a bit? I can't hear you.

to give your opinion about something, especially about a problem or to support someone else:

It's getting bad - it's time someone spoke up about it.

(Definition von "speak up" von Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)