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speak for

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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyspeak for
he/she/itspeaks for
present participlespeaking for
past tensespoke for
past participlespoken for
  1. speak for someone/something to represent the feelings or opinions of another person or group of people

    I know I speak for us all when I say how sorry I am for this mistake.

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