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    putting in a word or two for

    "One might begin by putting in a word or two for rationality itself."
    What means the above idiom?

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    Re: putting in a word or two for

    Quote Originally Posted by nimsooze View Post
    "One might begin by putting in a word or two for rationality itself."
    What means the above idiom?
    "Saying a little bit [not much] in support of..."

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