break silence

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break (one's) silence

To voice one's opinion or comment on something after initially avoiding doing so. It took days, but the mayor has finally broken his silence on the scandal at city hall.
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break silence

To address or publicize an issue that is not garnering attention. Our station broke silence on the mayor's scandal, and now even national news outlets are covering it!
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break silence

to give information about a topic that no one was mentioning or discussing. The press finally broke silence on the question of the plagiarized editorial.
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Reham Khan, former wife of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan, has reportedly left the country after 'receiving threats', a day after the anchor-turned-politician said she would finally break her silence on 'certain matters'.
Another was when I read in Newsweek that, when it became clear that the lies in the Swift Boat ads were doing serious damage, Julia Thorne told her daughter Vanessa that she was willing to break her silence about her relationship with John Kerry and speak out publicly against the ads.
MOVIE star Meg Ryan is ready to break her silence and tell the world about how she and new lover Russell Crowe met and fell in love.