get a word in edgewise : Idioms in English

get a word in edgewise

To participate in or break into a conversation
Roger tried in vain to get a word in edgewise, but Henry wouldn't stop talking.

get a word in edgewise in News

  • Farewell from the Porch: Choir

    When TV reporters, including this one, produce a news story, we usually do our fair share of gabbing through the thing. Sometimes, though, it is difficult, and completely unnecessary, to get a word in edgewise.
    on July 27, 2013 Source: KXAN 36 Austin

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