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To start speaking, or to start speaking again

begin

verb

to start speaking

bring up

to start discussing a subject

continue

verb

to start speaking again after you have stopped

go on

to start talking again after a pause or interruption

get out

to manage to say something

throw in

to add a remark, question etc in a conversation

add

verb

to say something more that is related to what has been said already

pipe up

to enter a conversation, for example by interrupting or speaking for the first time

break your silence

to talk about something that you refused to talk about before

find your tongue

to start to be able to speak again after being too afraid or embarrassed

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