Last modified on 22 May 2015, at 02:41

all bark and no bite

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all bark and no bite (not comparable)

  1. (idiomatic) Full of big talk but lacking action, power, or substance; pretentious.
  2. (idiomatic) Describes someone who often says cutting remarks, but actually has a soft personality underneath.

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