say a few words

This page is about the conversational phrase say a few words


You can say this if you, or someone else, is about to give a short speech.

For example

  • The bride's father stood up and said, "Excuse me, everyone. I'd like to say a few words."

  • Bobby went to the microphone and said, "Quiet, please. My brother would like to say a few words."

Quick Quiz

You can say "I'd like to say a few words" if you're

a. talking too much

b. chatting with a friend

c. speaking at a function

Contributor: Matt Errey