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all bark and no biteFull of big talk but lacking action, power, or substance; pretentious.Rate it:

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all hat and no cattleFull of big talk but lacking action, power, or substance; pretentious.Rate it:

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all mouth and no trousersSuperficial, engaging in empty, boastful talk, but not of real substance.Rate it:

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all mouth and trousersSuperficial, engaging in empty, boastful talk, but not of real substance.Rate it:

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all talk and no actionSpeaking, promising, or boasting much, but doing littleRate it:

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all talk and no ciderAll talk and no results.Rate it:

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answer backTo reply impertinently; to talk back.Rate it:

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baby bluesBlue eyes.Rate it:

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baby bluesPeriod and feeling of depressiveness after giving birth; a less severe form of postnatal depression.Rate it:

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baby upto treat as a baby.Rate it:

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baby-killeran abortionistRate it:

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baby-killera pregnant woman who receives an abortionRate it:

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baby-killera long-range Zeppelin bomberRate it:

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baby-killera Vietnam veteran returning to the United States, used by war opponentsRate it:

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baby-killera person who advocates abortionRate it:

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baby-killera saloon, used by the Temperance MovementRate it:

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baby-killerUsed other than as an idiom: see baby, killer.Rate it:

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bang awayto constantly and irritatingly talk (about)Rate it:

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be left holding the babyTo be left with the responsibility of resolving a problem.Rate it:

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be on aboutTalk about; mean, intend.Rate it:

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bend somebody's earTo bore; to talk too long.Rate it:

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bend someone's earTo bore; to talk too long, especially to one particular person.Rate it:

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big talkStatements which are boastful or exaggerated.Rate it:

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big talkMajor topic of conversation; current gossip.Rate it:

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blabbermouthsIndividuals whom talk relentlessly, seeming constantly.Rate it:

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blessed eventThe birth of a baby.Rate it:

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bundle of joyA newborn baby.Rate it:

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chime inTo talk; to join in conversation or discussion.Rate it:

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crack-upOne can 'crack-up' emotionally with laughter or tears as a result of an observation, a joke, a story, a scene, a sequence in a movie, opera, stage play or animal, baby or children;s antics:Rate it:

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cry like a baby(of an adult or older child) To bawl unabashedly and pitifully.Rate it:

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don't give me any of your guff!Depression Expression; "Don't Give Me Any Of Your Sassy, Back-Talk!"; "Don't 'Sass' ME!" "Don't Talk Back To Your Mother!"Rate it:

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double talkLying, especially in a formal political statement.Rate it:

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double talkSpeaking in a mixture of real English and English-sounding gibberish, for humorous effect.Rate it:

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fire awayTo begin to talk or present information quickly.Rate it:

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flap one's gumsTo speak idly; to talk without effect.Rate it:

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gift of the gabThe ability to talk readily, glibly, and convincingly.Rate it:

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give birthTo produce new life into the world; to have a baby. Transitive when used with to.Rate it:

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have a bun in the ovenTo be pregnant; to be expecting a baby.Rate it:

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have a word withTo talk or speak with.Rate it:

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hold forthTalk at great length; expatiate; harangue.Rate it:

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hot airboastful talkRate it:

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hot airempty talkRate it:

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it's not the whistle that pulls the trainBoasting and loud talk should not be mistaken for the work that produces real achievements; bravado is no proof of action.1956, James Reston, "Washington: It's Not the Whistle that Pulls the Train," New York Times, 1 July, p. E8:Rate it:

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keep mumDo not talk; especially keep silent about something that may be sensitive or secret.Rate it:

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kick buttThe words describe an action. The words can also describe a command for immediate physical action. Frequently used by military officers, sports team coaches and other leaders. Variations include street talk.Rate it:

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like taking candy from a babyEasy to achieve.Rate it:

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like the sound of one's own voiceTo talk a lot.Rate it:

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lionThe arms of the University of the West Indies are Barry wavy of six Argent and Azure an open Book proper bound Gules garnished Or on a Chief of the third a Lion passant guardant Erminois. Crest: A Pelican proper. . See talk page.Rate it:

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lip serviceEmpty talk; words absent of action or intention.Rate it:

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make baby Jesus cryTo provoke a negative reaction due to being offensive, unpleasant, immoral, etc.Rate it:

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