give (one's) tuppence (worth)

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give (one's) tuppence (worth)

To share one's opinion, idea, or point of view, regardless of whether or not others want to hear it. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. I find Jeff's husband a bit trying at times. He always has to give his tuppence, even when it's clear he knows nothing about what's being discussed. If I can just give my tuppence worth, I think the staff would really appreciate a bump in their pay, and productivity would increase as a result.
See also: give, tuppence
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I wouldn't give you tuppence in old money for a Barrymore "truth''.
So he staggers to his feet and says: "I'll give you tuppence for it.
Eager to sort out this misunderstanding, the guy next to him shouts: "He only said `I'll give you tuppence for it'.
I've modelled and now I'm presenting, but I wouldn't give you tuppence for all of this.