talk the hind leg off a donkey
Vrb phrs. To talk incessantly. Informal

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  • talk the hind leg off a donkey — ► talk the hind leg off a donkey Brit. informal talk incessantly. Main Entry: ↑donkey …   English terms dictionary

  • talk the hind leg off a donkey — Brit., informal talk incessantly * * * talk the hind leg(s) off a donkey Brit informal : to talk for a long time She rarely spoke, but her brother could talk the hind legs off a donkey. [=he was very talkative] • • • Main Entry: ↑talk * * * talk… …   Useful english dictionary

  • talk the hind leg off a donkey —    This expression is used to describe a very talkative person.     It s difficult to end a conversation with Betty. She could talk the hind leg off a donkey! …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • talk the hind leg off a donkey Brit. — talk the hind leg off a donkey Brit. informal talk incessantly. → talk …   English new terms dictionary

  • can talk the hind leg off a donkey — can talk the hind leg(s) off a donkey British, humorous if you say that someone can talk the hind leg off a donkey, you mean that they talk a lot. His father could talk the hind leg off a donkey …   New idioms dictionary

  • talk the hind legs off a donkey — talk the hind leg(s) off a donkey Brit informal : to talk for a long time She rarely spoke, but her brother could talk the hind legs off a donkey. [=he was very talkative] • • • Main Entry: ↑talk …   Useful english dictionary

  • can talk the hind legs off a donkey — can talk the hind leg(s) off a donkey British, humorous if you say that someone can talk the hind leg off a donkey, you mean that they talk a lot. His father could talk the hind leg off a donkey …   New idioms dictionary

  • talk the hind (or back) leg(s) off a donkey —  Talk excessively or very fluently …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • donkey — ► NOUN (pl. donkeys) 1) a domesticated hoofed mammal of the horse family with long ears and a braying call. 2) informal a foolish person. ● donkey s years Cf. ↑donkey s years ● talk the hind leg off a donkey Cf. ↑ …   English terms dictionary

  • Donkey — For other uses, see Donkey (disambiguation). Donkey Conservation status Domesticated Scientific classific …   Wikipedia

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