speak/talk the same language

Definition of speak/talk the same language

  1. :  to understand each other well because of shared ideas and feelings She and I will never get along. We just don't speak the same language.

Word by Word Definitions

speakplay
  1. :  to utter words or articulate sounds with the ordinary voice :  talk

    :  to express thoughts, opinions, or feelings orally

    :  to extend a greeting

talkplay
  1. :  to deliver or express in speech :  utter

    :  to make the subject of conversation or discourse :  discuss

    :  to influence, affect, or cause by talking

  1. :  the act or an instance of talking :  speech

    :  a way of speaking :  language

    :  pointless or fruitless discussion :  verbiage

sameplay
  1. :  resembling in every relevant respect

    :  being one without addition, change, or discontinuance :  identical

    :  being the one under discussion or already referred to

  1. :  something identical with or similar to another

languageplay
  1. :  the words, their pronunciation, and the methods of combining them used and understood by a community

    :  audible, articulate, meaningful sound as produced by the action of the vocal organs

    :  a systematic means of communicating ideas or feelings by the use of conventionalized signs, sounds, gestures, or marks having understood meanings


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