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Translation of "speak" - English-Japanese dictionary

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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