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

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"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 right noises about my audition but I couldn't tell if he was genuinely impressed.

(Definition of “make (all) the right, correct, etc. noises” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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