speak your mind

This page is about the idiom speak your mind.

Meaning: If you speak your mind, you say what you really feel about something, or what you really think.

For example:

  • Kerry decided it was time to speak her mind and tell Steve what she really thought about his decision.

  • Joel comes from New York, so he nearly always speaks his mind, but Sayoko comes from Tokyo, so she almost never speaks her mind. They come from very different cultures.

Quick Quiz:

I just had to speak my mind and

a. show them I was smart

b. pretend I didn't care

c. be honest with them

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Contributor: Matt Errey