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shoot your mouth off

informal
to talk too much in a loud and uncontrolled way: It's just like Richard to go shooting his mouth off about other people's business.
(Definition of shoot your mouth off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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shoot your mouth off

infml to talk too much about things other people should not know: Don't go shooting your mouth off about how much money you earn.
(Definition of shoot your mouth off from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “shoot your mouth off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 夸夸其谈, 信口开河…
in Chinese (Traditional) 滔滔不絕, 信口開河…
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