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English definition of “have nothing to say for yourself”

have nothing to say for yourself

informal
to not be willing to take part in conversations or express your opinionsFalling silent and not speaking
(Definition of have nothing to say for yourself from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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