took the words right out of my mouth

take the words (right) out of (one's) mouth

To unknowingly say what someone else is thinking or about to say. You took the words out of my mouth—I think she looks gorgeous, too! Well, I was about to give the same explanation, but you've taken the words right out of my mouth.
See also: mouth, of, out, take, word
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

(You) took the words right out of my mouth.

Inf. Fig. You said exactly what I meant to say before I had a chance to say it, and, therefore, I agree with you very much. Bill: I think she's old enough to know better. Tom: You took the words right out of my mouth. Mary: This movie is going to put me to sleep. Jane (yawning): You took the words right out of my mouth.
See also: mouth, of, out, right, took, word
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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