Meaning: to talk more loudly, or to express an opinion when you are usually quiet

Examples:

Could you speak up, please? The music is really loud, and I can’t hear you clearly.

He usually sits in the corner silently, but today he spoke up, so we know what he thinks.

About Matt Krause

Matt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank, and Reckitt Benckiser. He also walked across Turkey and wrote a book about it.