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

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talk the talkSpeak like an expert, claim to be knowledgeable about something.Rate it:

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

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action stillFotografía fija que procede de la ampliación de un fotograma, tomado directamente de la película y que normalmente se utiliza con fines publicitarios.Rate it:

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lights, camera, actionThe traditional cue to the members of a film crew at the beginning of a take.Rate it:

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piece of the actionA portion of the monetary gains or other benefits produced by some venture or activity; a share of participation in a venture or activity.Rate it:

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silence, moteur, actionlights, camera, action!Rate it:

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be-all and end-allSomething considered to be of the utmost importance; something essential or ultimate.Rate it:

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talk softly and carry a big stickAlternative form of speak softly and carry a big stick.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/I'm here to X A and Y B, and I'm all out of ASaid before doing something, usually with a determined, resolute tone.Rate it:

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all in alleverything consideredRate it:

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grasp all, lose allone who wants everything, may lose it allRate it:

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all things to all peopleSomeone or something that entirely satisfies the expectations of everyone, no matter how diverse and conflicting those expectations may be.Rate it:

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all in allGenerally; for the most part; mostly.Rate it:

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all y'allPlural form of you.Rate it:

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all y'all'sPossessive of all y'all (standing in for all your).Rate it:

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one for all, all for oneEach individual should act for the benefit of the group, and the group should act for the benefit of each individual.Rate it:

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the end all-be allSomething ultimate; the best part of something; the thing which solves all problems associated with something.Rate it:

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Talk Through Your HatTalking in a non-sense manner; talking about something without knowing about itRate it:

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talk to the handUsed usually sarcastically to dismiss another person's argument by indicating that the speaker (or writer) is not prepared to hear (or read) anything further that the other person has to say (or write). It is often used while simultaneously holding up the hand with the palm facing the speaker.Rate it:

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walk the talkTo do what one said one could do, or would do, not just making empty promises. To walk one's talk is to be innocent of hypocrisy.Rate it:

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talk overTo discuss.Rate it:

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talk upIn such a way as to make the thing or person sound better than it actually is.Rate it:

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talk downTo negotiate a lower price.Rate it:

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talk overTo persuade someone; to talk around.Rate it:

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talk upTo talk louder.Rate it:

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

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one to talkA person who hypocritically criticizes others for a fault that he/she also has.Rate it:

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table talkConversation, especially of an informal or somewhat gossipy nature, among a group seated together for a meal or other social activity.Rate it:

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talk throughTo tell someone step by step how to do something.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/first rule of X: do not talk about XSaid of something that must be kept confidential.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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coffee talkInformal conversation among friends or acquaintances, of the kind that occurs in a casual gathering where people sit together and drink coffee.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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I don't want to talk about itI don't want to talk about itRate it:

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pillow talkconversation shared by bedmatesRate it:

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sex talkFlirtatious conversation, used as foreplay or for seduction.Rate it:

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small talkIdle conversation, typically on innocuous or unimportant subjects, usually engaged in at social gatherings out of politeness.Rate it:

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talk a blue streakTo talk for a long time, at great length, or to the point of tedium.Rate it:

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talk a good gameTo speak emphatically and at length about one's ability, intentions, or achievements, without yet producing any clear evidence or actual results.Rate it:

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talk a mile a minuteTo speak quickly or excessively.Rate it:

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talk aboutUsed to draw attention to the speaker's characterization of someone or somethingRate it:

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talk aroundTo persuade someone.Rate it:

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talk atTo speak with without truly listening to their response or interacting meaningfully.Rate it:

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talk atTo speak with; to have a conversation with.Rate it:

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talk backTo reply impertinently; to answer in a cheeky manner.Rate it:

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talk bigboastRate it:

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talk dirtyTo use profane language, especially sexual vulgarities for the purpose of arousal.Rate it:

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talk downTo speak condescendingly or as though the listener is inferior.Rate it:

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