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pipe up

Definition of pipe up in English:

Say something suddenly.
Example sentences
  • ‘You'll adore the cottage,’ George pipes up suddenly.
  • Then Dad's work colleague, Martin, suddenly pipes up, ‘I hear you're following in Geoff's footsteps?’
  • ‘This just shows his personal agenda,’ Josh pipes up.
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