avoir voix au chapitre

The French expression “avoir voix au chapitre” translates literally to “to have voice in the chapter”.

English meaning:

  • to have your say
  • to have a say in the matter

French meaning:

  • pouvoir exprimer ses pensées – the ability to express your thoughts

Example sentence:

  • À propos de ce sujet, nous pensons que chaque membre de l’équipe a voix au chapitre. With regards to this matter, we believe that each team member has his or her say.

Related synonyms:

  • dire ce que l’on a à dire – Lit: to say what one has to say
  • avoir son mot à dire – Lit: to have your word to say

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