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To say something in a particular way

chirp

verb

to say something in a lively happy way

chorus

verb

when people chorus something, they say it together

declaim

verb

to say something, especially in a formal or impressive way

declare

verb

to say something, especially in a formal or impressive way

frame

verb

to express something carefully in a particular way

gasp out

to say something while you are breathing with difficulty, for example because you need more air, or are in pain

mouth

verb

to say something without really meaning or understanding what you say

pant

verb

to say something while you are panting

phrase

verb

to express something in a particular way in speech or writing

put

verb

to say or write something in a particular way

sigh

verb

to say something with a sigh

sign

verb

to communicate using sign language

splutter

verb

to say something while you are spluttering

squeak

verb

to speak in a high voice, especially because you are upset or excited

wheeze

verb

to say something while you are breathing in this way

pant

noun

splutter

noun

come on strong

to express yourself in a very determined and confident way

make (all) the right noises

to say things that make people think you are interested in something

talk English

to speak using less difficult words or expressions so that someone can understand what you are saying

talk sense/nonsense etc

to say something that is sensible/stupid etc

talk someone’s language

to communicate in a way that someone else can understand

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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spinnaker

an extra sail sometimes fitted on the front of a boat used for racing

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subtweet

to post a tweet, usually a negative one, that mentions a person without using the @ sign, so that they will not see the message on their Twitter feed …

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