What does it mean when someone is on their soapbox?

What does it mean when someone is on their soapbox?

to express your opinions about a particular subject forcefully: She never misses the chance to get on her soapbox about political reform.

How do you get into the Red Bull Soapbox?

All applications for Red Bull Soapbox Race are digital this year, so everything can be done at the click of a button! To apply, visit the Application tab on the event page – fill out the form and upload your sketch to submit your application to Race Control.

Is soapbox an idiom?

be on (one’s) soapbox To be sharing one’s opinions in an impassioned, impromptu manner, often to others’ annoyance. Soapboxes were once commonly used as makeshift platforms for such speeches. Grandpa was on his soapbox about local politics again last night.

What does Stepping off soapbox mean?

Note: You can also say that someone gets off their soapbox if they stop telling you their opinions about something. I’m getting off my soapbox for the moment, but I’d like to see you on yours. Note: Soapbox is used in many other structures with a similar meaning. He turned the courtroom into a soapbox.

What is the prize for winning the Red Bull Soapbox Race?

Prize includes: Two tickets to Red Bull Soapbox Race in Helsinki on Saturday 17th August 2019. Return flights for 2 people from the UK to Helsinki. 2 night’s accommodation at a centrally located hotel 4* hotel.

How do you write a soap box speech?


  1. Define the problem.
  2. Explain why this is a problem (use supporting evidence)
  3. Explain what assets your school/community has that people could use to address this issue. (what gives you hope?)
  4. Issue a call to action (What do you want your audience to do?)

Where is the Soap Box Derby held every year?

Akron, Ohio
The World Championship finals are held each July at Derby Downs in Akron, Ohio. Cars competing in this and related events are unpowered, relying completely upon gravity to move. The scene at the first Soap Box Derby held at Scotts Bluff National Monument in 1939.