open (one's) mouth

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open (one's) mouth

To say something, especially that which is indiscreet, boorish, or meant to be a secret. Why did you have to open your mouth about my crush on Tommy? Why couldn't you just keep it between us? You've got to make sure that he never opens his mouth about what went on here today.
See also: mouth, open
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They must be head-butting palace walls every time she opens her mouth JOHN NIVEN I don't know if you've been to an A&E recently but give the Tories 15 years and waiting rooms will start looking like Mad Max meets World War Z.
As for Moira Stuart (her of the stiff upper lip) I find her difficult to understand as she never opens her mouth properly, God help anyone hard of hearing when listening to her deliver the news.
When she opens her mouth, this diva is positively vinegar to the ears.
Lyricist and singer Crystal Joy is in jeans, but as soon as she opens her mouth, she becomes a steamy chanteuse delivering saucy lines: "I'll be the sugar in your cup of tea .
Deirdre looks like she might burst a blood vessel every time she opens her mouth and I can't even bring myself to talk about Shelley and Charlie.
I am a small African woman who opens her mouth and screams into the dense burning foliage where in a night made bright I hide
Sweating, heavy breathing, painful sounds when she opens her mouth.
At one point in the piece, a woman opens her mouth as large as possible and lip-synchs a blood-curdling yell.
To be fair, Richards and the movie are in on the joke, but that doesn't explain all the unintentional laughter coming from the audience every time she opens her mouth.