take the floor

phrase

as in speak
to give a formal often extended talk on a subject The senator took the floor to talk about international relations.

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“Take the floor.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/take%20the%20floor. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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