all talk and no action

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all talk and no action

  1. Speaking, promising, or boasting much, but doing little.
    • 20 January 2017, Donald Trump, Inauguration Speech
      We will no longer accept politicians who are all talk and no action - constantly complaining but never doing anything about it.
    He never gets his job done. He's just all talk and no action.

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