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Talk a Mile a Minute

What Does "Talk a Mile a Minute" Mean?

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"Talk a mile a minute" is an English idiom. It means "to speak very rapidly and enthusiastically, often without pausing for others to respond."

Examples in Sentences

Here are three examples of the idiom "talk a mile a minute" used in a sentence:
  • When she's excited, she can talk a mile a minute and share a lot of information.
  • Talking a mile a minute can be a sign of enthusiasm or nervousness.
  • Effective communication often involves allowing others to participate in the conversation.
meaning for talk a mile a minute

What Is an Idiom?

An idiom is a commonly used expression whose meaning does not relate to the literal meaning of its words. In other words, if you were to translate "Talk a Mile a Minute" word for word, there is no guarantee the translation would help you to understand the meaning.

An idiom often includes a cultural or historical context that makes it difficult for non-native English speakers to understand. A phrase is classified as an idiom when a direct translation of the words does not reveal the meaning. Most idioms rely on shared knowledge or experiences known only to a specific community.

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