put words into one's mouth


put words into one's mouth
attributing comments to someone that he did not make

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • put words into one's mouth — {v. phr.} To say without proof that another person has certain feelings or opinions; claim a stand or an idea is another s without asking; speak for another without right. * /When he said John here is in favor of the idea. I told him not to put… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put words into one's mouth — {v. phr.} To say without proof that another person has certain feelings or opinions; claim a stand or an idea is another s without asking; speak for another without right. * /When he said John here is in favor of the idea. I told him not to put… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put\ words\ into\ one's\ mouth — v. phr. To say without proof that another person has certain feelings or opinions; claim a stand or an idea is another s without asking; speak for another without right. When he said John here is in favor of the idea. I told him not to put words… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • To put one's foot in one's mouth — Mouth Mouth (mouth), n.; pl. {Mouths} (mou[th]z). [OE. mouth, mu[thorn], AS. m[=u][eth]; akin to D. mond, OS. m[=u][eth], G. mund, Icel. mu[eth]r, munnr, Sw. mun, Dan. mund, Goth. mun[thorn]s, and possibly L. mentum chin; or cf. D. muil mouth,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To talk out of both sides of one's mouth — Mouth Mouth (mouth), n.; pl. {Mouths} (mou[th]z). [OE. mouth, mu[thorn], AS. m[=u][eth]; akin to D. mond, OS. m[=u][eth], G. mund, Icel. mu[eth]r, munnr, Sw. mun, Dan. mund, Goth. mun[thorn]s, and possibly L. mentum chin; or cf. D. muil mouth,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • take the words out of one's mouth — {v. phr.} To say what another is just going to say; to put another s thought into words. * / Let s go to the beach tomorrow. You took the words right out of my mouth; I was thinking of that. / * /I was going to suggest a movie, but she took the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take the words out of one's mouth — {v. phr.} To say what another is just going to say; to put another s thought into words. * / Let s go to the beach tomorrow. You took the words right out of my mouth; I was thinking of that. / * /I was going to suggest a movie, but she took the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take\ the\ words\ out\ of\ one's\ mouth — v. phr. To say what another is just going to say; to put another s thought into words. Let s go to the beach tomorrow. You took the words right out of my mouth; I was thinking of that. I was going to suggest a movie, but she took the words out of …   Словарь американских идиом

  • mouth — See: BORN WITH A SILVER SPOON IN ONE S MOUTH, BUTTER WOULDN T MELT IN ONE S MOUTH, BY WORD OF MOUTH, DOWN IN THE DUMPS or DOWN IN THE MOUTH, FOAM AT THE MOUTH, HEART IN ONE S MOUTH, KEEP ONE S MOUTH SHUT, LAUGH ON THE WRONG SIDE OF ONE S MOUTH,… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • mouth — See: BORN WITH A SILVER SPOON IN ONE S MOUTH, BUTTER WOULDN T MELT IN ONE S MOUTH, BY WORD OF MOUTH, DOWN IN THE DUMPS or DOWN IN THE MOUTH, FOAM AT THE MOUTH, HEART IN ONE S MOUTH, KEEP ONE S MOUTH SHUT, LAUGH ON THE WRONG SIDE OF ONE S MOUTH,… …   Dictionary of American idioms


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