One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Make a forceful contribution to a competition or argument by means of.‘Baker weighed in with a three-pointer’
- ‘The Daily Press of Newport News, Va., weighs in with some 8,000 words, while The Arizona Republic, Phoenix, among others, is a comparatively pithy 500 words.’
- ‘When the National Academy of Sciences weighs in on a matter, you're not talking fringe wackos, but the best and the brightest of mainstream scientific thought.’
- ‘Now based in Washington, D.C., the group frequently weighs in on issues related to the environment, energy, and biotechnology.’
- ‘And Dave in Florida weighs in with this, ‘I only wish I could change my plans due to gas prices.’’
- ‘Gary weighs in with the position that ‘intellectual propaganda means nothing.’’
- ‘Politicians and officials weighed in to say the government should act.’
- ‘Edwards weighs in against gay marriages and school vouchers, in favor of affirmative action and against caps on jury awards in medical malpractice cases.’
- ‘The Washington Post, official voice of the Democratic Party, weighs in on Social Security, in an article titled ‘Poorest Face Most Risk on Social Security’.’
- ‘UNDP officials have argued that it isn't their role to weigh in on the merits of geopolitical claims.’
- ‘And The Wall Street Journal weighs in, too.’
- ‘In your capacity as an elections official, I appeal to you to weigh in on the side of democratic principles.’
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