say boo

say boo

To say nothing at all. No one said boo when I asked for dinner suggestions, so I don't want to hear any complaints about what I made.
See also: boo, say
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A DRIVER who "wouldn't say boo to a goose" led the police on a dangerous high-speed car chase through the centre of Coventry after playing the computer game Grand Theft Auto.
Corporal punishment was banned so children did what they liked, even attacking teachers, and the teachers could not say boo to them.
Angela Kehoe Smith:"These are the type of people who wouldn't say boo to a goose, they hide behind the written word.
He wouldn't say boo to noone unless somebody started on him.
He was a normal bloke who wouldn't say boo to a goose.
The likes of Labour leadership contender Owen Smith and his supporters who say Labour is not a party of protest have chucked the towel in and wouldn't say boo to a goose.
Canada continues to bluff and sputter, ever ready to scurry back into Poland should Russia say boo.
The classmate said: "Only eight years ago, he wouldn't say boo to a goose.
Now you can''t say boo to the kids, don''t you dare touch them, and the policeman is about as useless as a chocolate teapot.
The rest of the PR-trained goons are too scared to say boo to a goose.
The Honky-Tonk Honkers are 'all going bonkers', and 'Their jazz has pizzazz you can never feel blue to/ These guys are the geese you can never say boo too
Given his calmness and tranquillity - and the near certainty that he would never say boo to a goose - his membership of the TA was something of a surprise to me.
Judging by those confronted in this fascinating documentary, most 'trolls' wouldn't say boo to a goose in the real world.
The scribbler - who wouldn't say boo to a goose - explains that he's writing "a universal tale of survival".
He has a pretty schoolteacher girlfriend, and seemingly wouldn't say boo to a goose.