Stand up and be counted



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stand up and be counted
Reveal one’s convictions or opinions, especially when it requires courage to do so. For example, Stop muttering your complaints about the music; stand up and be counted if you want something changed. The counted in this expression alludes to having one’s vote on a matter acknowledged. [ c. 1900 ]

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