One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Give one's opinion or make a prepared statement.
communicate one's opinions, communicate one's thoughts, communicate one's views, put thoughts into words, speak one's mind, say one's piece, say what's on one's mindView synonyms
- ‘I'm going to say my piece and you're going to listen!’
- ‘And in the end, Kate says her piece, eventually sealing the contest.’
- ‘You've got about 30 seconds to say your piece, and then people move on unless you have something interesting to say.’
- ‘The family filtered through into an antechamber and the friends passed by us all one at a time, saying their piece.’
- ‘It was such a dramatic moment that I didn't even need to say my piece.’
- ‘She was a very vibrant and extrovert girl and not afraid of saying her piece.’
- ‘You said your piece, and nobody else's opinion seemed to matter.’
- ‘Although I had been at the conference for two days, I was about to be granted just two minutes to say my piece.’
- ‘Even if you say your piece kindly and rationally, do not expect your friend to take it well.’
- ‘Listening also means not interrupting the other but letting them say their piece.’
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