Meaning of “fish or cut bait” in the English Dictionary


"fish or cut bait" in English

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fish or cut bait

US informal

used to tell someone to take action or to stop saying that they will:

He's been promising voters that he'll support gun control, now it's time to fish or cut bait.

(Definition of “fish or cut bait” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)