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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She says: "I wrote I Rise as a way of giving a voice to all marginalised people who feel they don't have the opportunity to speak their mind. I hope this song encourages all individuals to be who they are, to speak their minds and to love themselves." Respect.
It is indeed refreshing to see an actor who is not concerned about his/her payroll and potential contracts and is instead willing to speak their mind.
Everyone in India has right to speak their mind," he added.
Well, some SNP politicians have started to speak their mind and disagree with the official party line.
Old Greybeard may have been a divisive figure but English football needs men who speak their mind. Especially when they are so often right.
She added that she is against artists being put on blacklists for speaking their minds regarding politics for everyone should practice their freedom to speak their mind.
One of the key roles of a local paper is to stimulate thought and debate so, within the bounds of decency and legality, we are happy for our columnists to speak their mind.
Voters tend to admire MPs who speak their mind instead of mindlessly doing as party managers insist.
Someone with whom they are comfortable to speak their mind. Someone who can validate their concerns.
"In this very critical time in our church, we need everybody to speak their mind and the truth of what they think is on their mind."
Players will be required to speak their mind. If a quarterback throws a game-losing interception and refuses to mouth off about it, McMahon could rush from the stands to fire him.
Summary: New Delhi [India], July 27 (ANI): Stand-up comic Kunal Kamra recently invited Kanhaiya Kumar and Umar Khalid on his chat show 'Shut Up Ya Kunal' on YouTube with the aim of providing them an opportunity to speak their mind.
A FURIOUS TD yesterday dubbed the Dail a "doss house" where no one can speak their mind.
Both characters aren't afraid to speak their mind, but times are especially tough tonight for Tricia in the Street.
it's not about being afraid, that's a cop-out; and we all know in America that everyone has the right to speak their minds, but trash talk for the sake of denigrating women doing their jobs is...