put (one's) hat in(to) the ring

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put (one's) hat in(to) the ring

To announce or make known one's intention to compete with others, especially in a political election. I'm thinking about putting my hat in the ring for class president! As has been widely predicted, the governor put his hat into the ring yesterday for the upcoming presidential election.
See also: hat, put, ring
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We'd certainly put our hat into the ring for that and be confident we can put on a good show.