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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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is a familiar response that rolls off the tongue when talking about Wayne Rooney's return to Goodison Park, but it might need more than comforting cliches to make this particular dream come true.
One of the best loved food wines, valpolicella rolls off the tongue as easily as a plate of lasagne al forno rolls on, but this juicy red wine also works like a dream with roast beef and pork.
I just find it rolls off the tongue a little easier than "Ess Pee Eff Ell".
This rolls off the tongue, with tiny bubbles like champagne, the carbonation is delightful," said Ernie Adamo.
Cardiff going forward: Chris Burke, Michael Chopra, Jay Bothroyd and Craig Bellamy - it kind of rolls off the tongue that one.
Despite his denouncement of skateboarding (except for an admission to "messing with some thick skateboard bitches" from time to time), hip-hop's Andre Nickatina has launched his own skate brand, ShereKhan Macheo, which should roll down the street as easily as the name rolls off the tongue.
At least it rolls off the tongue - unlike some names you can hardly pronounce.
It rolls off the tongue very well, three pars to win the US Open, sounds pretty straightforward.
Now it rolls off the tongue of every marketing department worldwide.
It's a great achievement although you might not think 'Bolton are in Europe' rolls off the tongue
The phrase "Latin American corruption" unfortunately rolls off the tongue as readily as "carnival in Brazil" or "Mexican mariachis:' A long-decried culture of public thievery in the region extends from street kids charging motorists for "watching" parked cars to crooked politicos pocketing millions in kickbacks for public contracts.
Appelt's vibrant language rolls off the tongue and paints a picture that matches Howard's hilarious watercolors, which capture the uniqueness of the characters brilliantly.
Though not a word that easily rolls off the tongue, the concept behind the word will have lasting effects on GM's future product portfolio.
Partly its my initials, but CS Communications rolls off the tongue and ensures we appear near the top of alphabetical listings.
Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships rolls off the tongue only after practicing it a few times,'' admitted D.