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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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One that wouldn't be rolling off the tongue would be "benign".
in Carmarthen We have flags at the ready, lots of sweets and every piece of Doctor Who trivia known to man rolling off the tongue.
The names didn't stop rolling off the tongue - Westmead Hawk, Trixies Wish, Jolly Joker, Shelbourne Star, Bunmahon Mac, Hawkfield Wind, Run Freddie, Ballinlough Hill, Parquet Pal, Summerhill Joy, Pearls Girl, Annies Bullet, No Can Waltz, Strideaway Teddy, Pinewood Blue, Palace Issue, Noirs Seanie.
You can imagine them rolling off the tongue when you meet people for the first time in future years.
Although some things do sound better rolling off the tongue - like Simon and Garfunkel and Lennon and McCartney.
A smile spontaneously adds colour to my face as I hear my native language rolling off the tongues of people around me.
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