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Meaning of “make (all) the right, correct, etc. noises” in the English Dictionary

"make (all) the right, correct, etc. noises" in British English

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make (all) the right, correct, etc. noises

mainly UK to say the things you are ​expected to say, sometimes when you do not ​mean them: He made all the ​rightnoises about my ​audition but I couldn't ​tell if he was ​genuinelyimpressed.
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