Definition of “not be on speaking terms” - English Dictionary

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“not be on speaking terms” in British English

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not be on speaking terms

C2 If you are not on speaking terms with someone, you refuse to speak to them because you are angry with them:

They had an argument last night and now they're not on speaking terms (with each other).

(Definition of “not be on speaking terms” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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