stand up and be counted

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To publicly make known one's views, contributions, or vote, especially in a contentious situation where fortitude is required.
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Only four years ago many a small nation felt required to stand up and be counted, either for or against the U.S.

Submitted on July 10, 2018

Additional definitions for 'stand up and be counted':

stand up and be countedTo take significant individual action to help a group effort.
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