speak for myself, himself, etc.

speak for (oneself)

1. To express one's opinion as one's own, and not represent it as being indicative of anyone else's. Used as an imperative when there is disagreement. A: "We just love traveling." B: "Speak for yourself—I think it's exhausting."
2. To express one's own opinion or point of view, especially in contrast to those of others. She needs to speak for herself—I'm not a mind-reader! Speaking for myself, I haven't noticed any of the problems that David is bringing up.
See also: for, speak
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speak for myˈself, himˈself, etc.

express what you think or want yourself, rather than somebody else doing it for you: I’m quite capable of speaking for myself, thank you!
See also: for, speak
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