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speak of someone or something
1. to mention or discuss someone or something. Were we speaking of Judy? I don't recall. We were speaking of the new law.
2. [for a type of behavior or action] to reflect a particular quality. Jeff's behavior spoke of a good upbringing. Her good singing voice speaks of years of training.
1. To speak about someone or something: She spoke fondly of her childhood home.
2. To give an indication or suggestion of something: His biography speaks of great loneliness.