This video will focus on two common phrases: 说好话(speak well of somebody) and 说坏话 (speak ill of somebody)
说好话 speak well of somebody, plead for mercy for somebody
搞砸 to mess something up,
I totally messed things up. Please speak well of me in front of our boss.
说坏话 speak ill of somebody 坏话 malicious words, unpleasant talk