Translation: from spanish

to speak badly

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  • speak — [ spik ] (past tense spoke [ spouk ] ; past participle spo|ken [ spoukən ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 talk about something or to someone ▸ 2 use voice to talk ▸ 3 talk particular language ▸ 4 give formal speech ▸ 5 express ideas/thoughts ▸ 6 talk on… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • speak evil of — speak badly about …   English contemporary dictionary

  • speak */*/*/ — UK [spiːk] / US [spɪk] verb Word forms speak : present tense I/you/we/they speak he/she/it speaks present participle speaking past tense spoke UK [spəʊk] / US [spoʊk] past participle spoken UK [ˈspəʊkən] / US [ˈspoʊkən] 1) a) [intransitive] to… …   English dictionary

  • speak ill of — we never heard him once speak ill of his ex wife Syn: denigrate, disparage, criticize, be critical of, speak badly of, be malicious about, blacken the name of, run down, insult, abuse, attack, revile, malign, vilify, slur; informal badmouth, dis …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • speak ill of — DENIGRATE, disparage, criticize, be critical of, speak badly of, be malicious about, blacken the name of, run down, insult, abuse, attack, revile, malign, vilify; N. Amer. slur; informal bad mouth, bitch about, pull to pieces; Brit. informal… …   Useful english dictionary

  • speak — /spi:k/ verb past tense spoke past participle spoken 1 IN CONVERSATION (intransitive always + adv/prep) to talk to someone about something or have a conversation: speak to sb about sth: I intend to speak to the manager about the way I have been… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • English language — Language belonging to the Germanic languages branch of the Indo European language family, widely spoken on six continents. The primary language of the U.S., Britain, Canada, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, and various Caribbean and Pacific… …   Universalium

  • malediction — mid 15c., from O.Fr. maledicion a curse (15c.), from L. maledictionem (nom. maledictio) the action of speaking evil of, slander, in Late Latin a curse, noun of action from pp. stem of maledicere to speak badly or evil of, slander, from male badly …   Etymology dictionary

  • badmouthing — n. slander, libel, speaking badly of, criticizing harshlyv. slander, libel, speak badly of, sharply criticize …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • List of Kiba characters — This is a list of characters from the Japanese anime television series, Kiba. The series is set on a fictional universe where the characters are divided into different factions and races. It also features monster like beings, known as Spirit ,… …   Wikipedia


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