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To Air one's opinions

To state opinions without having firmly based them on proper data. To let them fly loose, like a caged bird.

To ventilate
an opinion means to suggest for the purpose of having it duly tested. A conceited man airs his opinions, a discreet one ventilates them, as corn when it is winnowed; and the chaff is blown off.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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