give\ voice

v. phr. formal
To tell what you feel or think; especially when you are angry or want to object. - Used with "to".

The students gave voice to their pleasure over the new building.

Little Willie gave voice to his pain when the dog bit him by crying loudly.

Compare: cry out, speak out

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • give voice — index communicate, speak Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • give voice to — index express, observe (remark), phrase Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • give voice to — tell what one feels or thinks He has begun to give voice to his feelings about the new office building …   Idioms and examples

  • give voice — {v. phr.}, {formal} To tell what you feel or think; especially when you are angry or want to object. Used with to . * /The students gave voice to their pleasure over the new building./ * /Little Willie gave voice to his pain when the dog bit him… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • give voice — {v. phr.}, {formal} To tell what you feel or think; especially when you are angry or want to object. Used with to . * /The students gave voice to their pleasure over the new building./ * /Little Willie gave voice to his pain when the dog bit him… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • give voice — verb put into words or an expression He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees • Syn: ↑formulate, ↑word, ↑phrase, ↑articulate • Derivationally related forms: ↑articulation (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • give voice — verb a) To sing b) To verb; to express an opinion or a feeling …   Wiktionary

  • give voice to something — give voice to sth idiom to express your feelings, worries, etc • Many workers at the meeting gave voice to their fears about job security. Main entry: ↑voiceidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • to give voice to — formal : to express (a thought, feeling, etc.) to someone Therapy allowed her to give voice to her fears. • • • Main Entry: ↑voice …   Useful english dictionary


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