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    Expression Walk the talk

    Hey there...I am a new member and this is my first question. Once I was watching a movie and the girl said to her friend: "you know how to care of a child because you work with it, so WALK THE TALK, WALK THE TALK". What does this expression mean? I guess that is you must practice your knowledge about the subject. Thank you!!!

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    Re: Expression Walk the talk

    Quote Originally Posted by jackson5filho View Post
    Hey there...I am a new member and this is my first question. Once I was watching a movie and the girl said to her friend: "you know how to care of a child because you work with it, so WALK THE TALK, WALK THE TALK". What does this expression mean? I guess that is you must practice your knowledge about the subject. Thank you!!!
    I believe that the expression is "talk the talk and walk the walk". This means that you do what you say you will do. I not only talk about doing something, I actually do it.

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    Re: Expression Walk the talk

    Quote Originally Posted by jackson5filho View Post
    Hey there...I am a new member and this is my first question. Once I was watching a movie and the girl said to her friend: "you know how to care of a child because you work with it, so WALK THE TALK, WALK THE TALK". What does this expression mean? I guess that is you must practice your knowledge about the subject. Thank you!!!
    The real expressions are "talk the talk" and "walk the walk".

    See here: http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/...+walk+the+walk

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    Re: Expression Walk the talk

    Welcome to the forums, Jackson.

    The character in the film got the expression wrong. She may have been a bit dim or scatterbrained.

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