Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

weigh in (on)

weigh inweigh in on
1) offer an opinion or enter a discussion
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    • do you mind if I weigh in here?
  • Analysis

    '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.

  • Social Examples (Advance)
    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
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. Please be quiet during this meeting, we could do without you weighing in with your forceful opinions.
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