speak with

  • 1 speak with — index converse Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 speak with — phr verb Speak with is used with these nouns as the object: ↑accent, ↑reporter, ↑stammer, ↑stutter, ↑twang …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 3 speak with a plum in your mouth — speak with a plum in (your) mouth British & Australian if someone speaks with a plum in their mouth, they speak in a way that shows they are from a very high social group. All I can remember is that he was overweight and spoke with a plum in his… …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 4 speak with a plum in mouth — speak with a plum in (your) mouth British & Australian if someone speaks with a plum in their mouth, they speak in a way that shows they are from a very high social group. All I can remember is that he was overweight and spoke with a plum in his… …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 5 speak with a forked tongue — speak with (a) forked tongue to make false promises or to speak in a way which is not honest. The minister is speaking with a forked tongue, promising support he will never deliver …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 6 speak with forked tongue — speak with (a) forked tongue to make false promises or to speak in a way which is not honest. The minister is speaking with a forked tongue, promising support he will never deliver …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 7 speak with a forked tongue — {v. phr.}, {literary} To lie; to say one thing while thinking of the opposite. * /I have learned not to trust Peter s promises because he speaks with a forked tongue./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 8 speak with a forked tongue — {v. phr.}, {literary} To lie; to say one thing while thinking of the opposite. * /I have learned not to trust Peter s promises because he speaks with a forked tongue./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 9 speak with one voice — phrase used for saying that all the members of a group have the same opinion All twelve farmers’ organizations spoke with one voice. Thesaurus: to agree with someone or somethingsynonym Main entry: voice …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 10 speak with a forked tongue — To say one thing and mean another, to lie, to be two faced …

    The small dictionary of idiomes

  • 11 speak with a forked tongue — v. speak with forked tongue, speak dishonestly, speak deceptively, lie, make false statements, prevaricate …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 12 speak with forked tongue — v. speak with a forked tongue, speak dishonestly, speak deceptively, lie, make false statements, prevaricate …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 13 speak with a forked tongue — verb To speak deceptively; to be duplicitous or untruthful. Hes spoken with a forked tongue to reporters, and his explanations for launching a probe dont pass the plausibility and credibility tests …

    Wiktionary

  • 14 speak with forked tongue —    to dissimulate    Serpents want to have a word with animal rights enthusiasts about this usage, without which writers of screenplays for Westerns would have had to dream up another cliché:     Owners and players act as if there were no fans,… …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 15 speak\ with\ a\ forked\ tongue — v. phr. literary To lie; to say one thing while thinking of the opposite. I have learned not to trust Peter s promises because he speaks with a forked tongue …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 16 speak with one voice — to express the same opinion. It is a very rare event when my family speaks with one voice about anything. Usage notes: must refer to two or more people, as in the example …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 17 speak with one voice — used for saying that all the members of a group have the same opinion All twelve farmers organizations spoke with one voice …

    English dictionary

  • 18 To speak with — Speak Speak, v. i. [imp. {Spoke}({Spake}Archaic); p. p. {Spoken}({Spoke}, Obs. or Colloq.); p. pr. & vb. n. {Speaking}.] [OE. speken, AS. specan, sprecan; akin to OF.ries. spreka, D. spreken, OS. spreken, G. sprechen, OHG. sprehhan, and perhaps… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19 to speak with — idi or have a forked tongue, to speak deceitfully; attempt to deceive …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 speak — W1S1 [spi:k] v past tense spoke [spəuk US spouk] past participle spoken [ˈspəukən US ˈspou ] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(in conversation)¦ 2¦(say words)¦ 3¦(language)¦ 4¦(formal speech)¦ 5¦(express ideas/opinions)¦ 6 so to speak 7 speak your mind …

    Dictionary of contemporary English


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