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taking the floor

phrase
present participle of take the floor

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

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“Taking the floor.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/taking%20the%20floor. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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