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on speaking terms

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  • speaking terms — noun plural 1. : a mutual relationship limited to casual greeting or conversation used in the phrase on speaking terms 2. : a mutual relationship of intimacy and trust used with a negative and in the phrase on speaking terms the two brothers… …   Useful english dictionary

  • speaking terms — n. to be on speaking terms with smb. * * * to be on speaking terms with smb …   Combinatory dictionary

  • on speaking terms — see under ↑term • • • Main Entry: ↑speak on speaking terms 1. Friendly enough to speak to each other 2. Well enough acquainted to speak • • • Main Entry: ↑term * * * on speaking terms often in negatives …   Useful english dictionary

  • on speaking terms — friendly enough to talk. We have heard from various people that the coach is barely on speaking terms with his best pitcher. Usage notes: often used in the form not on speaking terms: The two nations have not been on speaking terms for a couple… …   New idioms dictionary

  • on speaking terms — ► on speaking terms slightly acquainted; moderately friendly. Main Entry: ↑speaking …   English terms dictionary

  • on speaking terms — not friendly but saying hello etc.    Louise and I are not friends, but we re on speaking terms …   English idioms

  • on speaking terms — [often in negatives] feeling friendly towards someone, not angry with them He isn t on speaking terms with half of the family …   English dictionary

  • on speaking terms — slightly acquainted; moderately friendly. → speaking …   English new terms dictionary

  • on speaking terms — friendly with somebody, having the kind of relationship where one can communicate freely; willing to communicate, not alienated one from another …   English contemporary dictionary

  • To be on speaking terms — Speaking Speak ing, a. 1. Uttering speech; used for conveying speech; as, man is a speaking animal; a speaking tube. [1913 Webster] 2. Seeming to be capable of speech; hence, lifelike; as, a speaking likeness. [1913 Webster] {A speaking… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • not be on speaking terms — (not) be on speaking terms to be refusing to talk to someone because you have had an argument and are still angry with them. She s not on speaking terms with her ex husband. (often + with) Jeanette and her mother haven t been on speaking terms… …   New idioms dictionary


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