Speak, talk, say和tell都能够用来表示“说”、“讲”这一动作，那么，这四个词汇之间的区别是什么呢？各自的常用搭配又有哪些呢？快来和小厚一起看一看吧！
Differences between speak/talk/say/tell
I say – He/She/It says – We/They say
I will say – I am saying – I said – I have said
He said “Hello.”
She said “It is a nice day.”
I said “Don’t do that.”
I said it was good.
They said they wouldn’t do it again.
She said she would go to town.
I said him hello.
I said hello to him.
I tell – She/He/It tells – They/We tellI will tell
I am telling – I told – I have told
Can you tell me?
You should never tell a lie.
The boy told us he didn’t want any money.
2. Tell somebody to do something，用来发出指令：
I told you to clean your room.
He told her not to go.
Did you tell him to do his homework?
I speak –She/He/It speaks –They/We speak
I will speak –I am speaking –I spoke –I have spoken
I want to speak.
Can I speak to you?
Who are you speaking to?
I speak English well.
Do you speak Japanese?
She speaks Italian.
I can speak four languages.
I talk –She/He/It talks –They/We talk
I will talk –I am talking –I talked –I have talked
I’d like to talk with you.
Shall we talk to them?
Who is she talking to?
Can we chat for a bit?
I chatted to her yesterday.
Did you chat to him?
All in all，四者的主要区别为：