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Meaning of “stick/put your oar in” - Learner’s Dictionary

stick/put your oar in

UK informal
to involve yourself in a discussion or situation when other people do not want you to: We'd just reached a decision when Jack came along and stuck his oar in.Causing feelings of anger and displeasureGetting involved for one's own benefit or against others' willTaking part and getting involved
(Definition of stick/put your oar in from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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