Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
to start speaking
to start discussing a subject
to start speaking again after you have stopped
to start talking again after a pause or interruption
to manage to say something
to add a remark, question etc in a conversation
to say something more that is related to what has been said already
to enter a conversation, for example by interrupting or speaking for the first time
to talk about something that you refused to talk about before
to start to be able to speak again after being too afraid or embarrassed
to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface
a very light type of cake made with flour, eggs, and sugar
the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures
A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.
Free thesaurus definition of to start speaking or to start speaking again from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.