roll off the tongue

roll off the tongue

To be very easy or enjoyable to say. When you name your food truck, make sure it's something that rolls off the tongue so that people will remember it. The book is a joy to read aloud. The passages just roll off the tongue.
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roll/slip/trip off the ˈtongue

be easy to say or pronounce: It’s not a name that exactly trips off the tongue, is it?
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That foursome does not quite roll off the tongue like the 1974 gang of Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, Raymond Floyd and eventual winner Hale Irwin, but nevertheless.
The arneis grape may not roll off the tongue, but this floral-scented variety may well leave your other favourite style trailing behind when you bring to light the aromatic stone fruit flavours that are enlivened with hints of dried herbs and a fruity refreshing finish.
THE names of Newcastle United's greatest centre-forwards readily roll off the tongue.
Ultimately we decided the accurate "LGBT-est" just does not roll off the tongue.
The use of rhyme is well thought-out and rather clever; the hilarious rhyming couplets really roll off the tongue as English goes beyond that which you could call predictable verse.
But what about the streets they stand on, the names of which roll off the tongue, often without any real understanding of their meaning.
BOUQUET OF ROSES A RUSTIC grape from Gaillac in Southern France, mauzac may not roll off the tongue but it produces a whole bunch of roses in Clos Rocailleux Braucol 2013, IGP Cotes Du Tarn, France (PS11.
The names of such firms roll off the tongue so easily now, even though they are no longer there - Ashmore, Benson & Pease, Head Wrightsons, Dorman Long.
The achievements of the 11-year-old, trained in Carlow by Willie Mullins, roll off the tongue.
v, learn your work and educational history inside out and prepare some ready-made responses that will roll off the tongue.
His initial choice was Bruscilla, but dismissed it saying, "It doesn't roll off the tongue very well.
Names such as George Weah, Marco Van Basten, Andriy Shevchenko, Filippo Inzaghi and Oliver Bierhoff roll off the tongue and Rossoneri officionados believe Stephan El Shaarawy is the next big star in the making.
Some of the selected poems have a wonderful meter where the words roll off the tongue from one stanza to the next.
The venue's name may not exactly roll off the tongue, but its existence provides a tangible example of the benefits of collaboration and demonstrated the prolific success brought to both Gateshead College and Nissan through their longstanding partnership.