mettre son grain de sel

The French expression “mettre son grain de sel” translates literally to “to give your grain of salt”.

English meaning:

  • to put in your two cents
  • to pitch in

French meaning:

  • s’immiscer dans une conversation – Lit: to become part of a conversation

Example sentence:

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  • Si vous me permettez, je voudrais mettre son grain de sel : Je ne suis pas d’accord avec le gérant de notre équipe. If you’d allow me, I’d like to put in my two cents. I don’t agree with our team’s manager.

Synonym:

  • donner son avis – Lit: to give your opinion

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