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    Someone who doesn't walk the walk

    What do you call someone who talks the talk but doesn't walk the walk ?

    Thanks in advance

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    Re: Someone who doesn't walk the walk

    What would you call them?
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

    — Arthur Schopenhauer

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    Re: Someone who doesn't walk the walk

    Yeah

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    Re: Someone who doesn't walk the walk

    Quote Originally Posted by strange boy View Post
    Yeah
    How does that answer bhaisahab's question?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #5

    Re: Someone who doesn't walk the walk

    They could be a big mouth, all talk and/no trousers, an underachiever, etc.

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    #6

    Re: Someone who doesn't walk the walk

    He's all mouth and trousers.

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    #7

    Re: Someone who doesn't walk the walk

    Thank you all

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    #8

    Re: Someone who doesn't walk the walk

    Hypocrite comes to mind.

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    #9

    Re: Someone who doesn't walk the walk

    ​All fur coat and no knickers.

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    Re: Someone who doesn't walk the walk

    ***** NOT A TEACHER *****


    "All hat, no cattle."

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