(one's) two cents' worth

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(one's) two cents' worth

One's opinion or point of view for whatever it may be worth, generally when it is unasked for. I find Jeff's husband a bit trying at times. He always insists on putting in his two cents' worth, whether we want his opinion or not! Here's my two cents' worth: I think the staff would really appreciate a bump in their pay.
See also: two, worth

your two cents' worth

mainly AMERICAN
Your two cents' worth is your opinion about something, even if nobody has asked you for it. Your father kept telling me to hush up but you know me, I had to put in my two cents' worth. Note: An old-fashioned British expression for this is your two penn'orth.
See also: two, worth
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We asked some of Tinseltown's most popular and promising stars to put their two cents' worth in: Should stars be more outspoken about their political views, or should they remain neutral?
The tweet above comes with the image as seen in the link, and already, fans are chipping in their two cents' worth of what they think about the leaks.
The programme will examine our reluctance to talk about death and dying so of course the usual celebrity heads will be popping up to give their two cents' worth.
Employers and unions also put in their two cents' worth yesterday.
If they're savvy enough to read the Editorial Blog throughout the day and contribute their two cents' worth, more power to them.
Media mavens like Sandra Bernhard, Carson Kressley, and Mondo Homo editor Richard Andreoli put in their two cents' worth on their faves, while Barbara Eden seems genuinely surprised that her I Dream of Jeannie character was a queer icon.
Perhaps in another article you can fully detail these wolves in scientific clothing, as well as industry's other shady means to get their two cents' worth of "science" counted for far more than it should.
Expect a bit of light-hearted banter with 'Woss' and Jodie Foster and Nicole Kidman will also be on hand to chuck in their two cents' worth.
The appealing notion of an individual giving himself a name that suggests a collective seems to have been abandoned all too early; a parade of semi-obscure collaborators including Matthew Brannon, Slava Mogutin, Joseph Ari Aloi (aka JK5), Gerard Maynard, Michael Wetzel, Los Super Elegantes, and "action daddy" had been drafted to add their two cents' worth.
And in the trailer parks, if someone is working on something, everybody in the world has to stop and put in their two cents' worth.
Authors Bev Gillett and Laurey Venn have put together a simple tome of things to do, places to eat and shop, museums and attractions throughout Southern California - and added their two cents' worth about what's really worth seeing.
Now, the sadomasochist community has chimed in with their two cents' worth.
While the transportation chief has offered his apology to the hundreds of thousands of commuters who were offended by his remarks, medical experts still offered their two cents' worth on the matter, explaining how traffic jams can be detrimental to one's health.
Yes, there is no lack of talking heads: Narrator Tim Robbins talks to the nattering, cigar-chomping octogenarian and invites fellow maverick filmmakers Quentin Tarantino, Jim Jarmusch and Martin Scorsese to add their two cents' worth.