talk (one's) head off

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talk (one's) head off

To talk endlessly and exhaustingly. I love my Aunt Lily, but she talks her head off whenever I go to visit her. Sorry, I've been talking my head off about my research. I hope I'm not boring you!
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talk someone's head off

 
1. Fig. [for someone] to speak too much. Why does John always talk his head off? Doesn't he know he bores people? She talks her head off and doesn't seem to know what she's saying.
2. Fig. to talk to and bore someone. John is very friendly, but watch out or he'll talk your head off. My uncle always talked my head off whenever I went to visit him.
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talk one's head off

Fig. Inf. to talk endlessly; to argue vigorously. I talked my head off trying to convince them. Don't waste time talking your head off to them.
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talk your ˈhead off

(informal) talk a lot: He talked his head off all evening.
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All nine have been wheeled out over the course of the last seven days to pose for the camera and talk their heads off.
The Parkhead boss has recently taken to demonstrating a belligerent air and he banned his players from speaking to the press after a win in the Highlands that might have entitled them to talk their heads off in praise of team effort.
All 15 council members were allowed to talk their heads off, trying to convince the audience to accept the cost increase.