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talk the talk

Definition of talk the talk in English:

informal Speak fluently or convincingly about something or in a way intended to please or impress others: we may not look like true rock jocks yet, but we talk the talk
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  • She talks the talk of the natural childbirth movement, which campaigns against the ‘doctor knows best’ approach to pregnancy and birth.
  • Going to football, or at least talking the talk, allowed politicians and journalists to express their common touch.
  • While Henry talked the talk, we were never very sure that he understood what was going on around him.
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