speak for oneself


speak for oneself
To provide an opinion only on ones own behalf.

Im here speaking for myself, not for my company.


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  • speak for oneself — give one s own opinions ■ [in imperative] used to tell someone that what they have said may apply to them but does not apply to others This is such a boring place. Speak for yourself I like it …   Useful english dictionary

  • speak for oneself — speak as a representative of oneself and one s own opinion …   English contemporary dictionary

  • speak — [c]/spik / (say speek) verb (spoke or, Archaic, spake, spoken or, Archaic, spoke, speaking) – …   Australian English dictionary

  • speak — v. (past spoke; past part. spoken) 1 intr. make articulate verbal utterances in an ordinary (not singing) voice. 2 tr. a utter (words). b make known or communicate (one s opinion, the truth, etc.) in this way (never speaks sense). 3 intr. a (foll …   Useful english dictionary

  • speak — speakable, adj. speakableness, n. speakably, adv. /speek/, v., spoke or (Archaic) spake; spoken or (Archaic) spoke; speaking. v.i. 1. to utter words or articulate sounds with the ordinary voice; talk: He was too …   Universalium

  • speak — Synonyms and related words: accost, acquaint, act for, address, admonish, advert to, advertise, advertise of, advise, affect, affirm, allege, allude to, announce, annunciate, apostrophize, appeal to, apprise, approach, argue, articulate, as it… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • speak out — / speak up [v] make one’s position known assert, come out with, declare, have one’s say*, insist, let voice be heard*, make oneself heard, make plain, say loud and clear*, sound off*, speak loudly, speak one’s mind*, stand up for; concepts 49,57… …   New thesaurus

  • speak up — speak out / speak up [v] make one’s position known assert, come out with, declare, have one’s say*, insist, let voice be heard*, make oneself heard, make plain, say loud and clear*, sound off*, speak loudly, speak one’s mind*, stand up for;… …   New thesaurus

  • speak — verb (spoke; spoken; speaking) Etymology: Middle English speken, from Old English sprecan, specan; akin to Old High German sprehhan to speak, Greek spharageisthai to crackle Date: before 12th century intransitive verb 1. a. to utter words or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • speak up — verb a) To talk more loudly or plainly. Could you speak up? I cant hear you. b) To make oneself or ones opinions known; to advocate or assert oneself. I feel that somebody has to speak up for those oppressed by the system …   Wiktionary

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