gift\ of\ the\ gab

• gift of gab
• gift of the gab
n. phr. informal
Skill in talking; ability to make interesting talk that makes people believe you.

Many men get elected because of their gift of gab.

Mr. Taylor's gift of gab helped him get a good job.


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

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  • gift of the gab — If someone has the gift of the gab, they speak in a persuasive and interesting way …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • gift of the gab — (gift of gab) See the gift of the gab …   English idioms

  • gift of the gab — see gift of gab * * * gift of gab or gift of the gab, fluency of speech; glibness: »It may be that [the author s] gift of gab has cut sharply into his literary output (Newsweek) …   Useful english dictionary

  • gift of the gab —    If someone has the gift of the gab, they speak in a persuasive and interesting way.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    To say that somebody has the gift of the gab means that they are able to speak confidently and easily.     As a… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Gift of the gab —   If someone has the gift of the gab, they speak in a persuasive and interesting way …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • gift of the gab — be good at talking He has a real gift of the gab and is great at parties …   Idioms and examples

  • gift of the gab — Noun. The ability to talk incessantly, persuasively, to have the knack of conversation …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • gift of the gab — ability to speak well, eloquence …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gift of the gab — is silver tongued and talks a lot …   Scottish slang

  • gift of the gab — (Colloq.) Fluency, volubility, glibness, readiness of speech, command of language, facility of expression …   New dictionary of synonyms

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