the gift of gab

the gift of (the) gab

The ability to speak to others in a self-assured, persuasive manner. Alexis really has the gift of gab, so she should be the one to address the potential investors.
See also: gab, gift, of

the gift of gab

n. the ability to speak well in public; the ability to persuade people verbally; the ability to speak well extemporaneously. I wish I had the gift of gab. I’m just so shy.
See also: gab, gift, of
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Joining forces with someone who is blessed with the gift of gab will make you feel like you've found your dream partner.
Having the gift of gab, he became a radio broadcaster in his province, and eventually established Kapa cooperative stores in Bislig City, Surigao del Sur province, in the Caraga Region, sometime in 2015.
Like any other Pinoy, Striegl has the gift of gab, and you can talk to him about anything under the sun.
Detailing the gift of GAB -- goals, attitude and behavior -- Cunneen will look at both macro goals and five daily micro goals; how attitude determines customer relationships and how behavior creates the brand known as you.
Living up to stereotypes, his character is "born with the gift of gab", combining plenty of charisma and charm with "a boundless need for approval" in the show.
The gift of gab used to be a hallmark of the salesperson.
I'm sure you've heard the expression used to describe people who can work a room: they have "the gift of gab." The people we describe that way seem to have been born with the ability to converse.
Nor did I have a charming personality or the gift of gab. Yet, I made the decision to learn how to sell, because I saw it as the vehicle for achieving my goals.
But you don't have to be born with the gift of gab to become an expert communicator.
"He had the gift of gab and he had the ability, perhaps, to use a little shame on people so they would come forward and do better than what they'd been doing," said Daniel, a noted writer and historian.
Even those of us blessed with the gift of gab sometimes find ourselves backed into an awkward conversation, stuck in the middle of one of those sweat-inducing pregnant pauses or full-out tongue-tied.
19) You have the gift of gab, the golden touch and that certain je ne sais quois, Aqueerius.
Those who know me would say that the mere proximity has filled me with the gift of gab; however, someday I will go back and officially kiss the blarney stone.
He had an affable, outgoing personality and possessed, like many of his Irish relatives, the gift of gab. He leaves his family, friends and acquaintances with numerous tales of his exuberant nature.
A lot of that renewed interest--and the subscription money it generated--was going to Salesforce.com, not least because one of its founders had the gift of gab. Benioff 's tireless promotion pumped not only his new company's offering, but the business model itself.