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I'd like to speak to (someone)
A request to talk to someone in particular. I'd like to speak to your supervisor. A: "I'd like to speak to Josh." B: "He's not available right now—can I take a message?"
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I'd like to speak to someone(, please).
the standard way of requesting to speak with a specific person on the telephone or in an office. Sue (answering the phone): Hello? Bill: Hello, this is Bill Franklin. I'd like to speak to Mary Gray. Sue: I'll see if she's in. "I'd like to speak to Tom," said the voice at the other end of the line.
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