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talk the talk ... walk the walk

informal
If you say that someone talks the talk but does not walk the walk, you mean that they do not act in a way that agrees with the things they say: When it comes to recycling he talks the talk but he doesn't walk the walk.
Translations of “talk the talk ... walk the walk”
in Chinese (Traditional) 說一套,做一套…
in Chinese (Simplified) 说一套,做一套…
(Definition of talk the talk ... walk the walk from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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