ENGLISH VOCABULARY PRACTICE: Idioms using 'speak'
of the word(s) that best complete(s) each sentence:
- speak for themselves
- speak your mind
- speak of the devil
- speak highly of
- speak too soon
- speak out of turn
- speak volumes
- so to speak
- speak down to
1. He doesn't like to talk about how much he helps people. He lets his actions
2. The teacher told Robert not to
. ( = to say something when he is not supposed to)
3. His parents never
him. They treat him as an equal.
4. When you talk about someone, and that person suddenly shows up, it is quite common to say "
5. His donations to the local animal shelters
( = say a lot) about how much he loves animals.
6. He was taught to
( = to say good things about) his parents.
7. Don't be afraid to
. ( = Don't be afraid to say what you think.)
8. I don't want to
, ( = say something before it is 100% sure) but it looks like this year might be the most successful ever.
9. He's "different",
. = He's "different", as one might say.
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