say (one's) piece

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say (one's) piece

To share one's views or opinions Can you stop talking for five minutes so that I can say my piece?
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say one's piece

 and speak one's piece
to say what one must say; to recite what one has planned to say. Look, just say your piece and get out of here. I said my piece and left.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

say your piece

If you say your piece, you say what you want to say about something. Each preacher stood for two minutes on a box, said his piece, and stepped down. You will be given the chance to say your piece in your defence.
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Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012

say your piece

give your opinion or a prepared statement.
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say your ˈpiece

(informal) say exactly what you feel or think: I went to see the boss this morning and I said my piece about our working conditions. He wasn’t very happy about it.
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He further said that everyone in the House is entitled to say their piece and such behaviour which will honor the Assembly.
Panfilo Lacson agreed with De Lima that the CHR witnesses should have been given a chance to say their piece.
On the 2nd you're embroiled in a discussion that is easy or tough depending on whether or not you allowed them some space to say their piece or took over their space and said your piece instead.
The internet has become a platform for millions around the world to say their piece on world events.
From 10am there will be a giant ballot box, symbolising the wishes of voters in the region to say their piece on EU reform.
Each one knew exactly when to sit down, stand up, say their piece and when to sing.
Sir - How sad that five former Chiefs of the Defence Staff waited until retirement to say their piece, and others stay silent as they did when in uniform.
"I haven't yet come across a player that has a problem with the book and if there are any players with a problem with what I've written, I'd ask them to give me a call or at least read the book first, then say their piece.
Director of rugby Frank Duff insists that there is nothing set in stone and the EGM planned for April 12 will be an opportunity for members to say their piece and hopefully give their blessing to ideas discussed.
I believe they are mistaken in basing belief on legalistic definitions, and that history is against them there, but we do need to hear them say their piece, in unemotive language, and not behind closed doors.
"He is also focused on accuracy and effectiveness, has no time for dreamy vagueness, but wants people to say their piece and get down to business without delay, then move on when it is complete.
After the "magic minute," which may last several minutes, the patient should feel that they had the opportunity to say their piece. It is now time to check with them to see if what you heard is what they intended you to hear.
But it would be a sad day for all of us if bigoted young thugs were to put these characters out of business just because they had the guts to step forward and say their piece.
"It's important to get the carriers' input first, by allowing them the opportunity to say their piece," said Bomgardner.