put money where mouth is


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put your money where your mouth is

to do something rather than to just talk about it I finally realized that I should stop complaining about the people who run our town, put my money where my mouth is, and run for office.
Usage notes: sometimes used in the form put its money where its mouth is: Congress needs to put its money where its mouth is and really support energy conservation.
See also: money, mouth, put

put your money where your mouth is

to support something that you believe in, especially by giving money If people are really interested in helping the homeless they should put their money where their mouth is.
See spend money like water, throw money around, throw money at, You pays your money, You pays your money
See also: money, mouth, put

put (one's) money where (one's) mouth is

Slang
To live up to one's words; act according to one's own advice.
See also: money, mouth, put
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