spoken for

EnglishEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

spoken for

  1. (of a person) taken; unavailable; not single
    I'm sorry, I can't go on a date with you - I'm spoken for.

VerbEdit

spoken for

  1. claimed, reserved, or occupied
    I looked all over, but all the seats are already spoken for.

Usage notesEdit

In this sense, speak for nearly always appears in the past participle, as given here.

TranslationsEdit

Last modified on 19 June 2013, at 19:30