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put in (one's) two pennyworth

To share one's opinion, idea, or point of view, regardless of whether or not others want to hear it. ("Pennyworth" is a contraction of "pennies' worth.") Primarily heard in UK. Jeff always has to put in his two pennyworth, even when it's clear he knows nothing about what's being discussed. If I can just put in my two pennyworth, I think the staff would really appreciate a bump in their pay, and productivity would increase as a result.
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put in your two ˈpennyworth/ˈpenn’orth

(British English) (American English put in your two ˈcents’ worth) (informal) give your opinion about something, even if other people do not want to hear it: I expect you’ve already made up your mind, but I’ll put in my two pennyworth anyway.The public will get a chance to put in their two cents’ worth at a public hearing.
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It's why Orit Perlov, an Israeli expert on Arab social networks, keeps telling me that since I can't visit the Islamic State, which is known as ISIS, and interview its leaders, the next best thing would be to see "Batman: The Dark Knight.'' In particular, she drew my attention to this dialogue between Bruce Wayne and Alfred Pennyworth:
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Let's not ruin this chance by arguing over whether we can afford a few buses or by cutting corners on building the stadiums and the other facilities we offer our guests--that would be, I would suggest to Mr Nevin, and if 1 may use another dictum, "ruining the ship for a pennyworth of tar".