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Chime in   /tʃaɪm ɪn/   Listen
Chime in

verb
1.
Break into a conversation.  Synonyms: barge in, break in, butt in, chisel in, cut in, put in.






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"Chime in" Quotes from Famous Books



... pray come on Wednesday. Brougham is on that day to move in the House of Commons on presenting the R.C. Petition, and in case I should wish to speak, I should particularly like to have talked the subject over with you previously, in order that we may chime in as ...
— Memoirs of the Court of George IV. 1820-1830 (Vol 1) - From the Original Family Documents • Duke of Buckingham and Chandos

... on until at last it was Christmas Eve; the eve, too, of the fatal day of Ida's decision. He dined alone that night as usual, and shortly after dinner some waits came to the house and began to sing their cheerful carols outside. The carols did not chime in at all well with his condition of mind, and he sent five shillings out to the singers with a request that they would go away as ...
— Colonel Quaritch, V.C. - A Tale of Country Life • H. Rider Haggard



Words linked to "Chime in" :   barge in, disrupt, interrupt, break up, cut off



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