pass (one's) lips

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pass (one's) lips

1. To be said by one. No sooner had the words passed my lips than I regretted what I'd said.
2. To be eaten or drunk by one. As soon as the first morsel passed my lips, I knew it would be an exquisite meal.
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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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References in classic literature ?
The curse may pass your lips,' said Edward, 'but it will be but empty breath.
Bad words and ill thoughts can't pass your lips either.
But some of them are extremely versatile and are used in other products which would never pass your lips.
Touted by its proud designers as producing the cleanest and clearest water that will ever pass your lips.
A taste for the slimy molluscs can be developed when washed down with some of the finest pints to ever pass your lips.
It's OK for fruit to pass your lips and this will protect lips as well as any dry areas on your body.
Instead of seeking solace in the biscuit tin, head for the bathroom for as much chocolate and cake as you want, although none of it will actually pass your lips.
Don't let the words "It's not you, it's me" pass your lips.