give (one's) twopence (worth)

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give (one's) twopence (worth)

To share one's opinion, idea, or point of view, regardless of whether or not others want to hear it. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. I find Jeff's husband a bit trying at times. He always has to give his twopence, even when it's clear he knows nothing about what's being discussed. If I can just give my twopence worth, I think the staff would really appreciate a bump in their pay, and productivity would increase as a result.
See also: give, twopence
References in classic literature ?
Would any man, the most philosophic, give twopence for a woman who was?
No matter what a man is--I wouldn't give twopence for him"-- here Caleb's mouth looked bitter, and he snapped his fingers-- "whether he was the prime minister or the rick-thatcher, if he didn't do well what he undertook to do.
Would you voluntarily give twopence to an institution that couldn't produce a clean financial bill of health?