Meaning: to explain that a task is easier to talk about than perform.
Meaning: having a complaint that needs to be discussed.
Example: Jake walked up to Robert and told him that he had a bone to pick with him. Read on
Meaning: A clarion is a high-pitch bugle.
Example: All of the citizens heard the clarion call and prepared themselves to defend their city. Read on
Meaning: a secret to be kept between two people
Meaning: give ironical praise to someone
Meaning: oral communication
Meaning: spend time chatting, useless talking or chit-chat
Example: They have spent the whole afternoon just shooting the breeze in the office. Read on
Meaning: someone who talks too much
Example: Your big mouth always gets you in trouble at school, Steven! Read on
Meaning: say something (by mistake) that upsets, humiliates, or embarrasses someone
Example: Carla put her foot right in it when she congratulated her neighbour on being pregnant. It turns out she's not expecting but had just put on weight. Read on
Meaning: someone who speaks the truth
Example: I really like Ken. He's a straight shooter, that's for sure. Read on