pass (one's) lips

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pass (one's) lips

1. To say something. No sooner had the words passed my list than I regretted what I'd said.
2. To eat or drink something. As soon as the first drink passed my lips, I immediately felt more at ease.
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pass one's lips

Speak, utter, as in Not a word of it will pass my lips, I promise. [Mid-1700s]
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pass someone's lips

be eaten, drunk, or spoken by someone.
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pass (one's) lips

1. To be eaten or drunk.
2. To issue or be spoken: Rumors never passed her lips.
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Big Brother (C5, 10pm) It launched yesterday, but talk of such nonsense wasn't going to pass our lips on the Jubilee Holiday.
The first items to pass our lips, were the roasted pumpkin and spinach salad and smoked salmon with blinis and crE me fraiche.
At the beginning of life we float in our mother's water, and at the end a drop of water is often that last thing to pass our lips or soothe our fevered brow.