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The correct phrase would be "We haven't spoken for," not "We haven't spoke for."

Here is a conjugation of the word "speak" in the first-person plural, from past to present:

We had spoken

We spoke

We have spoken

We speak

We will speak

We will have spoken

You can use this phrase when explaining that you have not been in contact with someone.

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Some examples from our editors:

We haven't spoken for several years.

I know that we haven't spoken in a couple of weeks, but I am still thinking of you.

This phrase has in an incorrect conjugation of the verb "speak." Following are the correct third-person singular conjugations of the verb "speak" with both positive and negative examples.

we had spoken/had not spoken

we spoke/did not speak

we have spoken/have not spoken

we speak/we do not speak

we will speak/will not speak

we will have spoken/will not have spoken

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Some alternatives from our editors:

we haven't spoken for


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What do you say to someone you haven't talked to in a long time?

How To Text Someone You Haven't Talked to in a Long Time.
Explain your silence. ... .
Acknowledge that it's been a long time. ... .
Let them know you're thinking of them. ... .
Reference social media posts. ... .
Reconnect on special occasions. ... .
Show interest in their life by asking questions. ... .
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Can I say long time no talk?

Since this is a fixed form of the expression, it can't be combined with other forms into a proper and grammatically correct sentence. So, you can say 'Long time no talk' when you haven't seen and talked to someone for a long time.

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To talk to a girl you haven't spoken to in a while, message her on social media or text her, saying something like, “Hey. Long time, no talk. What's going on?” Or, you can message her about something she likes. For example, if she supports a particular football team, message her about their latest game.