put\ words\ into\ one's\ mouth

put\ words\ into\ one's\ mouth
v. phr.
To say without proof that another person has certain feelings or opinions; claim a stand or an idea is another's without asking; speak for another without right.

When he said "John here is in favor of the idea." I told him not to put words in my mouth.


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  • put words into one's mouth — {v. phr.} To say without proof that another person has certain feelings or opinions; claim a stand or an idea is another s without asking; speak for another without right. * /When he said John here is in favor of the idea. I told him not to put… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put words into one's mouth — {v. phr.} To say without proof that another person has certain feelings or opinions; claim a stand or an idea is another s without asking; speak for another without right. * /When he said John here is in favor of the idea. I told him not to put… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put words into one's mouth — attributing comments to someone that he did not make …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mouth — See: BORN WITH A SILVER SPOON IN ONE S MOUTH, BUTTER WOULDN T MELT IN ONE S MOUTH, BY WORD OF MOUTH, DOWN IN THE DUMPS or DOWN IN THE MOUTH, FOAM AT THE MOUTH, HEART IN ONE S MOUTH, KEEP ONE S MOUTH SHUT, LAUGH ON THE WRONG SIDE OF ONE S MOUTH,… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • mouth — See: BORN WITH A SILVER SPOON IN ONE S MOUTH, BUTTER WOULDN T MELT IN ONE S MOUTH, BY WORD OF MOUTH, DOWN IN THE DUMPS or DOWN IN THE MOUTH, FOAM AT THE MOUTH, HEART IN ONE S MOUTH, KEEP ONE S MOUTH SHUT, LAUGH ON THE WRONG SIDE OF ONE S MOUTH,… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • mouth — See: born with a silver spoon in one s mouth, butter wouldn t melt in one s mouth, by word of mouth, down in the dumps or down in the mouth, foam at the mouth, heart in one s mouth, keep one s mouth shut, laugh on the wrong side of one s mouth,… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • put — I adv. (colloq.) remaining in one place to stay put II v. 1) (B) ( to pose ) to put a question to smb. 2) (d; tr.) ( to place ) to put before (to put a proposal before a committee) 3) (d; tr.) ( to place ) to put in; into (to put milk in/into the …   Combinatory dictionary

  • mouth — mouth1 W1S2 [mauθ] n plural mouths [mauðz] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(face)¦ 2 keep your mouth shut 3 open your mouth 4 (you) watch your mouth 5¦(entrance)¦ 6¦(river)¦ 7¦(bottle/container)¦ 8 big m …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • To put one's foot in one's mouth — Mouth Mouth (mouth), n.; pl. {Mouths} (mou[th]z). [OE. mouth, mu[thorn], AS. m[=u][eth]; akin to D. mond, OS. m[=u][eth], G. mund, Icel. mu[eth]r, munnr, Sw. mun, Dan. mund, Goth. mun[thorn]s, and possibly L. mentum chin; or cf. D. muil mouth,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To talk out of both sides of one's mouth — Mouth Mouth (mouth), n.; pl. {Mouths} (mou[th]z). [OE. mouth, mu[thorn], AS. m[=u][eth]; akin to D. mond, OS. m[=u][eth], G. mund, Icel. mu[eth]r, munnr, Sw. mun, Dan. mund, Goth. mun[thorn]s, and possibly L. mentum chin; or cf. D. muil mouth,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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