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She is fluent in three languages.
  able to easily comprehend and express; or expressed smoothly — especially in a foreign language
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  • She is fluent in three languages.
  • knows China and is fluent in Mandarin
  • fluent in the intricacies of labor law
  • Special education classes helped her to became a fluent reader.

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  • ...stared at her with considerable curiosity and astonishment: comprehending precious little of the fluent succession of remarks and questions which her tongue never ceased pouring forth.
    Emily Bronte  --  Wuthering Heights
  • She is also fluent in Spanish.
    Stephen Chbosky  --  The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • I was fluent in practical math: checkbook balancing; gas mileage calculation; how many gallons of paint it would take to make the living room look nice.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • But her obsessions tended to be fueled by competition: She needed to dazzle men and jealous-ify women: Of course Amy can cook French cuisine and speak fluent Spanish and garden and knit and run marathons and day-trade stocks and fly a plane and look like a runway model doing it.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • Requirements include at least fourteen years’ experience as a certified child prodigy, ability to anagram adeptly (and alliterate agilely), fluency in eleven languages. fob duties include reading, remembering encyclopedias, novels, and poetry; and memorizing the first ninety-nine digits of pi."
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • He tried desperately not to think about the treacherous consonants lying ahead of him, just waiting to trip him up and stick in his throat, but when he spoke, the words came out fluently like beautiful butterflies taking flight.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala

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  • "This fellow, Benteret, he’s supposed to be fluent in a hundred languages, but now he’ll only say one word—over and over again."
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • Ghada was from Lebanon but had lived in South America for many years and so was fluent in Spanish, with pretty tenuous English.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • I don’t speak fluent bumpkin and he’ll be more likely to open up to someone who does."
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • I can repeat those with a fluency I never had at school.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • Since they’d begun their lessons, the princess had greatly improved her fluency in the common tongue, though the girls still spoke Eyllwe.
    Sarah J. Maas  --  Throne of Glass
  • She led me to Slannen, the elves’ chief trader, who spoke Kyrrian fluently.
    Gail Carson Levine  --  Ella Enchanted
  • I learned to speak fluent Hungarian just so I could talk with her.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • He didn’t realize that I am fluent in Spanish, as it was the language I learned after English.
    Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s
  • It also didn’t hurt that he spoke fluent French and Italian.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • By fourth grade, he was fluent, and by fifth grade, he was getting straight As.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • Or Ida would curse fluently at the lack of money, at her husband’s lack of status, or at her inability to find a decent job.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • I was on the verge of an obvious jest but held my tongue, a point lost in any case, since Morris, so garrulous, so fluently and freely informative, had anticipated what I had been wondering and was rapidly filling me in.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • "Sunny doesn’t speak fluently yet, I’m afraid," Klaus said, picking his little sister up.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • We both spoke French fluently.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • Though he spoke English fluently enough, with a strong Australian accent, there was also a dark, slurry undercurrent of something else: a whiff of Count Dracula, or maybe it was KGB agent.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • All at once he found he could talk fluently and explain what he had to say.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • Cal says she’s been cussing fluently for a week, now.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Mr. Davis was quite fluent on the subject.
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • I didn’t have to become a citizen or anything—speak the language fluently—but I had to do things to get by.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • Marvin found a friend fluent in Japanese, pulled him into the room, and asked Bad Eye to repeat what he’d said.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • As a public speaker, he excels in pathos, wit, comparison, imitation, strength of reasoning, and fluency of language.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • He was born in New Hampshire and joined the navy in 1990, advancing to serve in the SEAL teams and learning near-fluent Russian.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • I am fluent in three languages.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • All the kids were mashed, right before her eyes, and in a moment of brilliance, she imagined herself reading the entire page in faultless, fluency-filled triumph.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • None can speak Latin fluently without practice.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • He had read to her that day; read to her as they lay in the grass beneath the tree with an accent that was soft and fluent, almost musical in quality.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Notebook
  • He spoke French well and fluently with only a slight accent.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • He spoke Spanish fluently.
    Maya Angelou  --  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • Rage was making him fluent; the words came easily, in a rush.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • The new language of Korean Air was English, and if you wanted to remain a pilot at the company, you had to be fluent in that language.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • Our milkman, who lives in Halfweg, saw four Canadians sitting along the side of the road, and one of them spoke fluent Dutch.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • I cannot hope to be very fluent, but I certainly should have no difficulty in explaining my wants and wishes; and that would be quite as much as I should ever require.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • I’m fluent.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • I understood her very well, for I had been accustomed to the fluent tongue of Madame Pierrot.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • The sad thing is, my parents are fluent and I’ve heard it at home for years, and I even took a class in it before I went.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Dear John
  • Langdon did not need fluent Italian to discern that the security center was currently in intense search mode.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • The two sisters swore and spat at each other now savagely, raising a fluent, deafening commotion that brought a whole crowd of hilarious spectators swarming into the room.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • Crouch was now talking fluently to a tree again, and seemed completely unaware that Harry was there, which surprised Harry so much he didn’t notice that Crouch had released him.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • He was not a remarkably fluent reader, and was in the habit of reading in a sort of recitative half-aloud, by way of calling in his ears to verify the deductions of his eyes.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • I happen to be fluent.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
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