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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talk one’s head off

tv. to talk endlessly; to argue persuasively or vigorously. I talked my head off trying to convince them.
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The irony is, Neil Lennon, the one man who might have a grievance after all the flak he's taken, is still talking his head off to everybody.
By the time the Under-21s reached Estonia - where they won 4-0 - Burchill was posing for pictures and talking his head off!
Boruc has now taken a vow of silence over his next contractual move but last night he was talking his head off about why he wants to defy medical opinion and play in the next Old Firm game at Celtic Park on January 2.