talk (one's) head off

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talk (one's) head off

To talk endlessly and exhaustingly. I love my Aunt Lily, but she talks her head off whenever I go to visit her. Sorry, I've been talking my head off about my research. I hope I'm not boring you!
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talk someone's head off

 
1. Fig. [for someone] to speak too much. Why does John always talk his head off? Doesn't he know he bores people? She talks her head off and doesn't seem to know what she's saying.
2. Fig. to talk to and bore someone. John is very friendly, but watch out or he'll talk your head off. My uncle always talked my head off whenever I went to visit him.
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talk one's head off

Fig. Inf. to talk endlessly; to argue vigorously. I talked my head off trying to convince them. Don't waste time talking your head off to them.
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talk your ˈhead off

(informal) talk a lot: He talked his head off all evening.
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We can talk our heads off about compassion and yet forget about the basics, about graciousness, and about taking an extra step when reviewing appeals from students or their parents.