speak (one's) mind

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speak (one's) mind

To voice one's thoughts plainly or bluntly. Can I just speak my mind, even though you probably won't like what I have to say?
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speak one's mind

Fig. to say frankly what one thinks (about something). Please let me speak my mind, and then you can do whatever you wish. You can always depend on John to speak his mind. He'll let you know what he really thinks.
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speak one's mind

Also, speak out. Say what one really thinks, talk freely and fearlessly, as in Will you give me a chance to speak my mind or am I supposed to agree with everything you say? or Jan welcomed the chance to speak out about abortion. The first term dates from about 1600, the variant from the late 1600s. Also see speak one's piece.
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speak your mind

express your feelings or opinions frankly.
1982 Marion Z. Bradley The Mists of Avalon Someday she would be too weary or too unguarded to care, and she would speak her mind to the priest.
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speak your ˈmind

say exactly what you think, in a very direct way: I like a man who speaks his mind. OPPOSITE: bite your tongue
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Luckily, Georgia learns to speak her mind, even if it's in her own unique and wildly funny argot.
But Kirkland was as game to do the shoot as she was to speak her mind.
I admire Annabelle Ewing, the only Scots politician who had the guts to face Hoon and speak her mind.
Half-gypsy and half-Irish, Yana is an anomaly among women of the late 1800's: she is not afraid to speak her mind or question those in authority and does not submit to males.
This country needs a first lady with a European flavor and one not afraid to speak her mind.
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Unlike many so-called Blair Babes, Ms Hoey, aged 53, is unafraid to speak her mind.
Carol exudes integrity and always has the courage to speak her mind and make a difference for the benefit of the company.
She's not afraid to speak her mind about anything from the downfall of chivalry to the war on terrorism, doggy yoga to gay marriage.
Golay's ease to speak her mind isn't restricted to her teammates.
Cecilia Huang was always able to look just about anyone in the eye and speak her mind - except when she was staring into a room filled with people.