Examples of speech in a Sentence
She has to make a speech at the convention.
a graduation speech about embracing future challenges
I was so flustered that I momentarily lost the power of speech.
Slang is used mostly in informal speech.
Many words are more common in speech than in writing.
Recent Examples of speech from the Web
Reports also said the fire was believed to have been started by someone who intended to interrupt Lincoln's speech, Rohrer said.
There will be five actors, two dancers reimagining the fight sequences, narrator Olivia Dawson, and Matt Wallace recreating several key political speeches.
They are ignited by disputes over speech and sexuality, hate crimes and school vouchers—issues that divide the American public.
Editor’s note: Sen. Jeff Flake gave this speech on the floor of the U.S. Senate today.
In a major speech today, President Trump declared the opioid crisis in America a public health emergency.
The groom’s mother, a speech pathologist, was an associate professor in the communication sciences and disorders department at Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Mo. His father retired as an architect in Kansas City.
Markle is an ambassador for Canada's World Vision Clean Water campaign, and gave a speech before UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon in 2015.
Also explored were the changing role of Jews within the American legal profession and the views and legal opinions of each justice on freedom of speech and religion, the death penalty, and right of privacy among several other issues.
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Definition of speech for Students
- Indeed, there had been so much talk that the steward … informed one and all that such speech went against the will of God …
- —Avi, Crispin
- And he was quick to grasp the … rhythms of Lewis's speech and match them.
- —Virginia Hamilton, M. C. Higgins
- I was so surprised, I lost my speech.
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