be spoken for

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Definition of be spoken for

: to not be available because of already being claimed by someone else or in a relationship with someone else I'm sorry. This seat is spoken for. I can't go out with you; I'm already spoken for.

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“Be spoken for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/be%20spoken%20for. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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