chip in


1. contribute to something






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chip in with money/a suggestion

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The phrasal verb to chip in means to contribute something to a conversation, a group or to pay an amount of money towards something when the cost is shared by others. This expressions is usually related to money or a conversation.

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  1. Janet gave me a lift to Dublin, so it was only fair that I chipped in for petrol.
  2. It's Owens birthday soon so I thought we could all chip in to get him a present.

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  1. When I heard my colleagues discussing the deal, I felt I had to chip in to offer some advice.
  2. During my presentation, please feel free to chip in with comments or questions. There's no need to wait until the end.

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