[Vocabulary] back it up

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maiabulela

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"She always talk a big game, but never back it up"

I can't get that sentence. I got though that "big game" here means "she talks with so confidence" or something like that. So what does "back it up means"

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NOT A TEACHER.

"She never backs it up" means that she doesn't follow through on what she says she'll do; her words aren't followed by actions. For example, if I say I'm going to crush you in a game of table tennis but then lose to you, you could say that I didn't back up my words.
 

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"back yout words up by ACTIONS" That is the KEY!!!

THANKSSSSSSS:up::up::up::up::up::up:
 
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