break (one's) 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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Speaking at a corner meeting at Rawalpindis Adiala Road, the estranged Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader said, These Sharifs will not be able to face the public if I break my silence.
[Quotation]"What motivated me eventually to break my silence were the piercing eyes of young Palestinians, when I was barging into their house in the middle of the night.
The post (http://www.palestinechronicle.com/35747-2/) Israeli Veteran: 'Piercing Eyes of Young Palestinians Eventually Made Me Break My Silence' (VIDEOS) appeared first on (http://www.palestinechronicle.com) Palestine Chronicle.