put in (one's) two pennyworth(redirected from putting in his two pennyworth)
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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