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talk a blue streak

Definition of talk a blue streak in English:

North American informal Speak continuously and at great length.
Example sentences
  • Reading it is like trying to keep up with a fast walker who is also talking a blue streak.
  • Unfortunately I know very little about them because I talked a blue streak from the moment they stepped in the door to the moment the door closed behind them when they left.
  • She hadn't slept for three days, and talked a blue streak.
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