Meaning of “chime in” in the English Dictionary

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"chime in" in British English

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chime in

informal
phrasal verb with chime uk /tʃaɪm/ us /tʃaɪm/ verb [ I or T ]

to interrupt or speak in a conversation, usually to agree with what has been said:

"It's very difficult," I said. "Impossible," she chimed in.
Andy chimed in with his view of the situation.

(Definition of “chime in” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"chime in" in American English

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chime in

phrasal verb with chime us /tʃɑɪm/ verb [ I/T ]

to speak in a conversation, esp. by interrupting:

Everyone at the table began to chime in with their opinions.

(Definition of “chime in” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)