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pipe up

informal phrasal verb with pipe
 
 
/paɪp/ verb [T]
to suddenly say something: Then Lydia piped up with her view of things.Saying and utteringSaying again
Translations of “pipe up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 突然開始說話(或發出噪音)…
in Russian подавать голос…
in Turkish aniden söylemek, hemen söyleyivermek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 突然开始说话(或发出噪声)…
in Polish wtrącać się…
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