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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Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Dr Farooq Sattar has decided to break his silence over party matters.
Concluding his talk, Nisar warned that he will break his silence upon recovery of his health.
ISLAMABAD -- Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's criticism of Imran Khan's decision to marry again apparently forced the otherwise secretive arch-rival to break his silence on the subject after days of speculation.
Craigavon Council's Dolores Kelly said she was stunned Minister David Cairns had yet to break his silence on the threat issued to Francis Rock, the chief executive of her council.
Her resignation comes as ousted chairman David Davis is expected to break his silence over the coup that saw him removed while in Florida.
Jamie Osborne, one of the three jockeys arrested in the doping and race-fixing inquiry currently being investigated by police, is set to break his silence today.
Barry may break his silence on the matter after tomorrow's game but before that, he'll hope his players have two valuable league points in the bag.