weigh in (on)

Meaning(s)

1. offer an opinion or enter a discussion

Popularity

High

Professional

High

Social

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do you mind if I weigh in here?

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'Weigh in' is a phrasal verb which means to make a significant contribution to a discussion or an argument. (As a noun, a 'weigh-in' is the official weighing of something or someone before a race or competition) This phrasal verb is usually used in professional contexts.

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  1. I actually have quite a bit of past experience with the problem you are discussing, so do you mind if I weigh in here and offer some advice?
  2. The politician weighed in on the debate about gun crime with his own, impassioned plea for stricter regulation

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  1. Please be quiet during this meeting, we could do without you weighing in with your forceful opinions.

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