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actions speak louder than wordsIt is more effective to act directly than to speak of action.Rate it:

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a picture paints a thousand wordsA visualisation is a better description than a verbal description.Rate it:

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fine words butter no parsnipsTalking about doing something does not get it done.Rate it:

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not to rewrite other people's wordsThe act of compromising to limiting ones word usage.Rate it:

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a picture is worth a thousand wordsAlternative form of a picture paints a thousand words.Rate it:

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at a loss for wordsHaving nothing to say; stunned to the point of speechlessness.Rate it:

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beyond wordsDisbeliefRate it:

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beyond wordsIn recalling an incident, in observing an accident, any or all of which can be disastrous and shocking. A destructive fire and explosion may leave one awestruck and beyond words to describe.Rate it:

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eat one's wordsTo regret or retract what one has said.Rate it:

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eat your wordsA reminder that if one misspeaks, missquotes, carelessly asserts irresponsibly, one may have to consume his own words.Rate it:

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have wordsTo argue, to have an argument.Rate it:

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have wordsTo speak sternly, angrily, or in an argumentative manner to.Rate it:

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in other wordsStated or interpreted another way; introduces an explanation.Rate it:

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man of few wordsA man who doesn't speak much, or speaks only for a short period of time.Rate it:

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mark my wordsListen to me; used before a statement one wishes to emphasize.Rate it:

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mince wordsTo restrain oneself in a conversation by withholding some comments or using euphemisms.Rate it:

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or words to that effectused to indicate a paraphrase or the chance of an error in the details of reported speech.Rate it:

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play on wordsA pun, or similar humorous use of language such as a double entendre.Rate it:

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put words in somebody's mouthTo attribute to somebody something he or she did not say; to claim inaccurately that somebody said or intended something.Rate it:

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words of one syllableSimple, clear, straightforward language; blunt language.Rate it:

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speak outTo assert or promote one's opinion; to make one's thoughts known.Rate it:

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speak toTo give evidence regarding something; to attest for.Rate it:

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speak toTo resonate with, to strike a chord in.Rate it:

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speak upTo talk more loudly or plainly.Rate it:

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speak forTo speak on somebody's behalf.Rate it:

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speak upTo make oneself or one's opinions known; to advocate or assert oneself.Rate it:

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speak another vesselMy Captain signaled with pennants',/came within hailing distance 'spoke with megaphone. He learned SKIPPER of upwind ship/Mandarin/ two masted schooner es 'Mandarin's Skipper's spouse aboard as assistant navigator:Rate it:

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speak forTo claim, reserve, or occupy.Rate it:

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speak for oneselfExpressing disagreement with an opinion expressed by another.Rate it:

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speak for oneselfTo provide an opinion only on one's own behalf.Rate it:

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speak now or forever hold your peaceSay something now or don't say anything at all.Rate it:

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speak of the devilAn expression sometimes used when a person mentioned in the current conversation happens to arrive on the scene.Rate it:

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speak of the devil and he appearsAlternative form of speak of the devil.Rate it:

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speak of the devil and he shall appearAlternative form of speak of the devil.Rate it:

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speak one's mindTo state one's thoughts or opinions honestly or frankly.Rate it:

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speak softly and carry a big stickDo not boast or utter verbal threats, but do make others aware that you are prepared to use physical force if necessary.Rate it:

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speak someone's languageTo talk about concerns, feelings, ideas, etc. which someone understands well and can relate to intimately.Rate it:

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speak toAddress the Topic, List Salient Features, Point-Up the Pros And Cons, Designate The Budgetary Requirements,, Focus On This Aspect, Delineate Definite DangersRate it:

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speak toTo address a particular topic.Rate it:

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speak volumesTo express more than one actually said.Rate it:

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speak volumesTo extend beyond the immediate topic under discussion.Rate it:

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speak with a forked tongueTo speak deceptively; to be duplicitous or untruthful.Rate it:

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three wise monkeys, see no evil, hear no evil and speak no evil.avoid all evil in every formRate it:

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it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of godThe rich can afford more immoral behavior than the poor.Rate it:

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you can catch more flies with honey than with vinegarIt's easier to persuade others with polite requests and a positive attitude than with rude demands and negativity.Rate it:

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don't drive faster than your guardian angel can flyDriving (a vehicle) very fast is a dangerous act.Rate it:

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half a loaf is better than nonePossession or attainment of a partial object, achievement, result, etc is preferable to having no object, achievement, or result at all.Rate it:

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finer than frog hairExtremely fine.Rate it:

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deader than discoUnquestionably deadRate it:

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you get more with a kind word and a gun than you do with a kind word aloneIt is advantageous not to rely solely on being nice.Rate it:

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