actions\ speak\ louder\ than\ words
proverb
What you do shows your character better and is more important than what you say.

John promised to help me, but he didn't. Actions speak louder than words.

Joe is very quiet, but actions speak louder than words. He is the best player on the team.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • actions speak louder than words — actual deeds are more important than stated intentions …   English contemporary dictionary

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