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Take the floor   /teɪk ðə flɔr/   Listen
Take the floor

verb
1.
Stand up to dance.
2.
Rise in order to make a speech or motion.






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"Take the floor" Quotes from Famous Books



... like to see you dance, Hortense," he said, with his irresistible smile; "so do this much for me, even if you take the floor only once, and that for but ...
— Queen Hortense - A Life Picture of the Napoleonic Era • L. Muhlbach

... intention," said Stanton, "to take the floor unless we were confronted by some grave crisis. Such a crisis is, in my opinion, upon us. I not only believe it, but I know it. ...
— Story of the Session of the California Legislature of 1909 • Franklin Hichborn



Words linked to "Take the floor" :   address, uprise, rise, stand up, speak, arise, get up



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