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Sentence Examples With the Word ‘Speak’. Over 50 Sentences


See also: say, talk

Speak — US. [spiːk], UK. [spiːk]

Main meanings:

  1. To communicate or express thoughts, ideas, or feelings using words.
  2. To utter words or articulate vocal sounds.
  3. To make a statement or deliver an address.
  4. To have a particular language or dialect as one’s native tongue.


10 simple sentences:

  • She can speak three languages.
  • Let’s speak quietly.
  • He will speak at the conference.
  • Kids speak the truth.
  • We often speak on the phone.
  • Speak louder, please.
  • Can you speak Italian?
  • She learned to speak quickly.
  • He won’t speak about it.
  • I heard you speak Russian.


The sentences from movies:

Do you speak English? – No Country For Old Men (2007)

Mrs. Treborn, I need to speak with you. – The Butterfly Effect (2004)

I can speak it. – Me, Myself & Irene (2000)

She needs to speak with you right away. – The Proposal (2009)

You will all have your chance to speak. – A Haunting In Venice (2023)

I should be proud to speak to you. – Gone With The Wind (1939)

You’ve heard me speak about her. – Misfits (1961)

Simba, you speak bird? – The Lion King (2019)

Speak English pretty good for a German. – Inglourious Basterds (2009)

You’ll see they speak for themselves. – Mirrors (2008)

I meant to speak to you about that. – Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)

I don’t speak ridiculous. – The Grinch (2018)

Pretend we can’t speak English. – Inside Out (2015)

Don’t speak of such things, my lord. – Beowulf (2007)

I must have coffee before I can speak. – Shadow of a Doubt (1943)

Won’t speak. – Gray Man (2022)

I don’t speak Spanish. – Leave the World Behind (2023)

May I speak with Cammie, please? – The Great Outdoors (1988)

You speak, you’re dead. – Mississippi Burning (1988)

He can’t speak Spanish? – Doctor Strange In The Multiverse of Madness (2022)

Little Jack, were you about to speak? – Meet The Fockers (2004)

Oh, we have to speak to her! – The Sound of Music (1965)

If you hear him speak, you’re lucky! – Hunger (2023)

Do speak up, dear. – The Aviator (2004)

Why don’t you speak to her? – Fatal Attraction (1987)

Well, there’s only one person he’ll speak to. – No Time to Die (2021)

No real doctrine of faith to speak of. – Dogma (1999)

I speak. – Nobody (2021)

I’ll speak to you later. – Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)

We’re evacuating as we speak. – Source Code (2011)

I’d like to speak to you, Bob. – Platoon (1986)

I’m sorry, I don’t speak American. – Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

I know you can speak. – Mystic River (2003)

You may speak Bonaparte, your Majesty. – Napoleon (2023)

Senor Reyes, may I speak with you? – FastFive (2011)

You can’t speak? – The Little Mermaid (1989)

Don’t you dare speak that way about George. – Back to the Future Part II (1989)

You want to speak to him? – Indecent Proposal (1993)

We don’t speak to each other like this. – The Vow (2012)

He didn’t speak for nine hours. – The English Patient (1996)

We speak hundreds of languages. – Wonder Woman (2017)