hold your peace vs say your piece : Common Errors in English

About hold your peace vs say your piece

Some folks imagine that since these expressions are opposites, the last word in each should be the same; but in fact they are unrelated expressions. The first means “maintain your silence,” and the other means literally “speak aloud a piece of writing” but is used to express the idea of making a statement.

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  • Peter Sarsgaard's evil role in 'The Killing' deserves Emmy props

    They sure had a big one last night. A killing on “The Killing,” I mean. The series, which spends too much time tricking us, began the night by tricking us once again. For those who haven’t yet watched the episode, stop reading now or forever hold your peace. Those...
    on July 29, 2013 Source: New York Post

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