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Put in my two cents !!!
Steve What are your views on global warming ?
Higgins That's the big question. Actually, little is known about how climate has changed in the past.
Steve Is it true, though, that within the last century the earth's average surface temperature has increased ?
Higgins It has increased by about 0.6 degree Celsius.
Steve Well, if I can put in my two cents, aren't humans responsible for this increase in temperature ? There are predictions that if people continue to pollute and destroy the environment, temperatures could rise 1.4 to 5.8 degrees higher by the end of the century.
Higgins There is no evidence to support that assumption. In the same breath, that doesn't mean that we should take the issue of global warming lightly.
Steve Truer words have never been spoken.
Explanation :

Your two cents - your spoken opinion on a particular matter

Example : If I may put my two cents in, that hat doesn't do you any favors.

On the verge of

Fill me in on the task

I am through working overtime

The numbers didn't add up

Give me the rundown

Cut-throat competition

See the work through

It is feasible

This item is sought-after

Sells like hot cakes

Look it up

Got it all planned out

I've lucked out

Speak your minds

On top of that

We spread out the news

He's all tied up

Keep an eye on

Stuck in traffic

Pricing and samples

Time is ticking away

We talked on the phone

I need to think it over

She's driving a hard bargain

Long-standing support

Production lead time

In no time

Expedite the payment

Defective goods

Work wonders

Get in contact with

You're making me blush

Keep you updated

Filled him in

I'll see to it

Grab a bite

The bottom line is quality

They are high-tech items

Our lead time is 14 days

Fit in with

Have a word with you

I am flattered by your praise

Well begun is half done

I am just a workaholic

Give me a hand

You reap what you sow

Keep track of

It's my treat

A tight schedule

Have a second thought

I've made up my mind

Fire away

It's no bother at all

With flying colors


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