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Spoken for

Amount of opposite demand (placement) or supply (availability) the trader has in efforts to cross the stock. Not open.

Spoken For

Describing a security upon which an order has been placed, but not necessarily executed. The trader of a spoken for security is no longer looking for buyers or sellers, and may tell potential trading partners that he/she or the security are "spoken for." It is the opposite of open.
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I had been told, while I had been in Atlanta, that while many white people were going to be present to hear me speak, simply out of curiosity, and that others who would be present would be in full sympathy with me, there was a still larger element of the audience which would consist of those who were going to be present for the purpose of hearing me make a fool of myself, or, at least, of hearing me say some foolish thing so that they could say to the officials who had invited me to speak, "I told you so
Thus did he speak, and they did even as he had said.
The clothes your ladyship speaks of," she said, "were the clothes of another woman.
I hope I may be able to come back and recall those pleasant memories once more," I continued; "but as there is some uncertainty about the future, I must take my opportunity when I can get it, and speak to you now.
Is it absolutely necessary to speak of my marriage engagement?
It is so that she would speak to you herself, and in her name it is that I speak now.
In a city whose residents speak more than 100 languages, the proposal would require police to determine what languages are predominant in each division so officers fluent in those languages can be assigned where they are most needed, officials said Thursday.
speak up 1 : to speak loudly and clearly 2 : to express an opinion openly
Although there are many different languages spoken in London, there is only one recognised national language and that is English, so it would be expected that the language of play groups would also speak English and this is the problem.
Offering a descriptive linguistics analysis, CEO Speak covers knowledgeable and tactful applications of CEO-level oral presentation, including their consequences, subtleties of the language of accounting as expressed through CEO speak, as well as what such speech tells us about corporate attitudes to society, employees, markets, and corporate competitors.
When we speak the Pentecostal fire, we speak beyond differences, judgment, and blame, all the way to the language of reconciliation.
But during the process of writing a grant proposal, receiving funding and constructing the garden, the young members of Youth Speak, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping low-income children develop skills to pursue higher education, learned that their predominately Latino Northeast Valley neighborhood was once home to thousands of Japanese Americans.