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speak

verb /spiːk/ ( present participle speaking, past tense spoke, past participle spoken)
A1 to say something using your voice
話す, しゃべる
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.
英語(フランス語、ドイツ語、等)を話す
Do you speak English?
speak to someone UK ( US speak with someone) A1 to talk to someone
(人)に話をする
Could I speak to Mr Davis, please?
speak with someone to talk to someone
(人)と話をする
Could I speak with Mr. Davis, please?
(Definition of speak from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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