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be all talk (and no action)

(also be just talk) used to ​describe someone who ​talks about doing something but never does it: She's all talk when it comes to doing something about the ​problem.
(Definition of be all talk (and no action) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be all talk (and no action)”
in Chinese (Simplified) 空口说白话,光说不做…
in Turkish gürleyip yağmamak, sürekli laf yapıp eyleme geçmemek…
in Russian быть болтуном…
in Chinese (Traditional) 空口說白話,光說不做…
in Polish dużo gadać (mało robić)…
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