Значение идиомы say a mouthful

[say a mouthful] 1. {v. phr.}, {slang} To say something of greatimportance or meaning; say more by a sentence than the words usuallymean. – Usually in past tense.

Tom said a mouthful when he guessedthat company was coming to visit. A dozen people came.

2. {v. phr.},{informal} To vent one’s honest opinion, even in anger.

He suresaid a mouthful when he told his boss what was wrong with ourbusiness.

Contrast: GET AN EARFUL.


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