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get a word in (edgeways)

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishget a word in (edgeways)get a word in (edgeways)INTERRUPTto get a chance to say something Once George starts talking it’s difficult to get a word in edgeways. word
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get a word in (edgeways)She barely got a word in.No one else can get a word in edgeways.He found that even if he could get a word in edgewise it was encircled and cut off right away.So did Jim, although he said they'd never get a word in if he came.He told her it had not been easy to get a word in.Usually Aunt Sarah had a job to get a word in edge ways.
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