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Phrasal Verbs

mouth off

This page is about the phrasal verb mouth off



to speak in a loud and annoying way, especially when criticizing or complaining about something

For example

  • mouth off Some guy in the pub got punched because he was mouthing off about something and I guess he upset someone.

  • mouth off After he'd had a couple of beers Robert started mouthing off about the evils of big government again last night.

Quick Quiz

The trouble with inviting Rhonda to a dinner party is that all she does is mouth off about

a. how nice we are

b. how bad the government is

c. the beauty of ancient Greek poetry
a) how nice we are b) how bad the government is c) the beauty of ancient Greek poetry

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