walk your talk

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walk your talk

To back up one's boastful talk with meaningful actions. (A compressed version of the largely American, "If you're going to talk the talk, you have to walk the walk," or, "You talk the talk, but can you walk your walk?" and other such iterations.) This consultant has sold us on some pretty radical ideas, but it remains to be seen whether he can walk his talk.
See also: talk, walk

walk your (or the) talk

suit your actions to your words. informal, chiefly North American
This expression is also found as walk the walk .
See also: talk, walk
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Second, if we talk about the Lord, then we must walk our talk.
We walk our talk because we believe that no one is above the law, we believe that public servants should be the foremost exemplars of humility and integrity.
We walk our talk because all men and women in power must be held to account and should be ready to prove their innocence before God and country," said Paredes,
Failing to walk our talk is "one of the biggest problems we face as humans," says Ann Lawrence, Ph.