keep (one's) opinions to (oneself)(redirected from keeping your opinions to yourself)
keep (one's) opinions to (oneself)
To refrain from sharing one's unwanted or unsolicited opinions. A: "I just think this stuff about tobacco being bad for you is a bunch of nonsense." B: "Oh, keep your opinions to yourself, you old fool. No one asked you." She never hesitates to tell someone that they're wrong or to offer condescending advice. I just wish she'd keep her opinions to herself for a change.
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keep one's opinions to (oneself)
to stop mentioning one's own opinions, especially when they disagree with someone else's. You ought to keep your opinions to yourself rather than upset our guests. Please keep your rude opinions to yourself!
Keep your opinions to yourself!
Fig. I do not want to hear your opinions! Jane: I think this room looks drab. Sue: Keep your opinions to yourself! I like it this way! Sally: You really ought to do something about your hair. It looks like it was in a hurricane. John: Keep your opinions to yourself. This is the latest style where I come from.
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