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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Newly appointed Sports, Culture and Heritage Cabinet Secretary Ambassador Amina Mohamed has finally broken her silence since she was moved to the docket last Friday.The former Education CS on Tuesday morning officially took over from her predecessor, Rashid Echesa - who was sacked on Friday by President Uhuru Kenyatta in a mini cabinet reshuffle on Friday - in a closed door event at the ministry's Kencom House headquarters.
[USA] Sep 9 (ANI): While netizens are blaming Ariana Grande for ex-boyfriend Mac Miller's death, the American rapper has finally broken her silence with a simple tribute in the form of a photo.
[USA] Sep 9 ( ANI ): While netizens are blaming Ariana Grande for ex-boyfriend Mac Miller's death, the American rapper has finally broken her silence with a simple tribute in the form of a photo.
Diamond Platnumz's sister Esma Dangote, alias Esma Platnumz, has broken her silence on her brother's failed relationship.
Summary: Victoria Beckham has broken her silence after giving birth to her daughter Harper Seven, by posting on Twitter.
HAS Rihanna finally broken her silence over her split with Chris Brown?
NARNIA star Tilda Swinton has broken her silence about her bizarre relationship with a toyboy artist.
The mother of newborn twins found abandoned in a hospital car park last year has broken her silence to explain she was driven to dump them after discovering she was pregnant following an affair.
A WRITER forced into hiding since her play was axed from the Birmingham Rep after riots by Sikh protesters, has broken her silence to stand by her work.
THE aunt of a nine-yearold girl killed in one of Britain's most notorious child murder cases has broken her silence to call for the reintroduction of the death penalty for child sex killers.
Summary: New Delhi [India] July 6 (ANI): After American actor, Pete Davidson was criticised for cracking a joke on the Manchester Arena bombing at fiance Pop-singer Ariana Grande's concert last May, the latter has broken her silence saying she 'didn't find it funny.'
Two's company: Hollywood star Tilda has broken her silence about her relationship with Scots writer John; Bizarre: Tilda refuses to name her pal; Arrangement: Tilda with Byrne
But now she has broken her silence and laid the blame on the US.
ELLEN Feiss, the 15-year-old star of Apple's latest ad campaign, in which she moans about how her dad's nasty PC ate her homework, has broken her silence.
Summary: Cheryl Cole has broken her silence over the US X Factor scandal.