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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.
Translations of “be all talk (and no action)”
in Chinese (Traditional) 空口說白話,光說不做…
in Russian быть болтуном…
in Turkish gürleyip yağmamak, sürekli laf yapıp eyleme geçmemek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 空口说白话,光说不做…
in Polish dużo gadać (mało robić)…
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