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English definition of “speak when you're spoken to!”

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speak when you're spoken to!

said to a child to tell the child not to speak if no one speaks to them first
Translations of “speak when you're spoken to!”
in Chinese (Traditional) 有問才答, 要你說你才說…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有问才答, 要你说你才说…
(Definition of speak when you're spoken to! from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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