give (one's) two cents

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give (one's) two cents

To share one's opinion or point of view for whatever it may be worth, generally when it is unasked for. I find Jeff's husband a bit trying at times. He always insists on giving his two cents whether we want his opinion or not! If I can just give my two cents, I think the staff would really appreciate a bump in their pay.
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