make (one's) voice heard

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make (one's) voice heard

To make sure one's opinion, idea, or point of view is heard or understood, especially amidst competing voices or opinions. Voting is the only real way the average citizen is able to make their voice heard about political agendas. Your idea is really good, so be sure to make your voice heard during the meeting this afternoon.
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make your ˈvoice heard

express your opinions, feelings, etc. so that other people hear or notice: This programme gives ordinary people a rare chance to make their voices heard.
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The DREAMers traces the story of this youth movement from its origins in the early 2000s to the present day, referring to interviews, news stories, testimony from activists, and much more to reveal not only how undocumented youth have made their voice heard, but also how other stigmatized groups might do so as well.
They made their voice heard as they announced the establishment of their parliamentary bloc.
Especially scrutinizing "Universal Piazza of All the Professions of the World", published in 1585 by the monk Tomaso Garzoni, The Culture Of Profession In Late Renaissance Italy explores how various different vocations made their voice heard, and the genesis of an intense debate concerning occupational choices and tha nature of different tasks.
The Socialist Environmental Alliance (SEA) claimed the DUP, UUP and SDLP would not resist the exclusion of Northern Ireland unless the gay community made their voice heard.
alone would object if they understood, yet not one in a thousand of them has ever made their voice heard on this matter.