SPEAK in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SPEAK
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speak
 v.  talk, make a statement in written or printed words
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  One cold winter morning, as he dressed in the dark, his candle flickering in the draught of the ill-fitting window, he had heard her speak from the bed behind him.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In I
2  Twice he opened his lips to speak to Mattie and found no breath.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
3  "Miss Ellen Robillard," said Gerald, trying to speak casually, for the slightly tilting dark eyes of Ellen Robillard had taken more than his eye.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
4  Scarlett scowled, started to speak sharply and then caught herself.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
5  She paused in the hall to speak to friends and to greet India who was emerging from the back of the house, her hair untidy and tiny beads of perspiration on her forehead.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
6  His name is Rhett Butler and he's from Charleston and his folks are some of the nicest people there, but they won't even speak to him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
7  She could not speak, but she put out a hand and drew him into the room.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
8  Then he was gone before she could speak again, closing the door softly behind him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
9  He cleared his throat three times to speak and failed each time.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
10  But Scarlett, had she wished to speak, could have told them that it was a far different and more complex trouble.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
11  Aunt Pitty, I wish you wouldn't speak of Charles to her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
12  Then I'll speak my mind right this minute.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
13  He will be in Atlanta Friday to speak with Captain Butler and to escort you home.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
14  Frank Kennedy still pussyfoots about, afraid of his shadow, and I'll be asking him his intentions soon if he doesn't speak up.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
15  I shall speak to Dr. Meade about it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  She was rooted to her seat because she was afraid to speak in front of a large group.
17  He is, so to speak, a bit too cruel to his wife.
18  We speak Danish at home so that the boys don't lose touch with their language and culture.
19  He was a tough politician who wasn't afraid to speak his mind.
20  Children and fools speak the truth.
21  False tongue will hardly speak truth.
22  A false tongue will hardly speak truth.
23  A man has two ears and one mouth that he may hear much and speak little.
24  Nature has given us two ears, two eyes, and but one tongue, to the end that we should hear and see more than we speak.
25  Two ears to one tongue, therefore hear twice as much as you speak.
26  All are not friends that speak us fair.
27  The various opposition parties speak with one voice on this issue.
28  When angry, count ten before you speak; if very angry, count a hundred.
29  I'm told I have a very pronounced English accent when I speak French.
30  Don't speak to me in that tone of voice.